Torr Waterfield Karting Cup 2019

This year was the 6th year of Torr Waterfield raising money through our annual Karting Cup event where 12 teams compete in a two hour endurance race at Sutton Circuit in Broughton Astley. On Wednesday 8 May we raised £1,200 for our charity of the year, the Bodie Hodges Foundation. https://torrwaterfield.wordpress.com/2019/05/02/torr-waterfield-charity-of-the-year-bodie-hodges-foundation/ The track was wet as… Continue reading Torr Waterfield Karting Cup 2019

Torr Waterfield Charity of the Year – Bodie Hodges Foundation

This year we have chosen to support the local charity Bodie Hodges Foundation. Following the death of 10 month old Bodie, the Bodie Hodges Foundation was formed in 2012. The charity supports families who have been bereaved of a child and also promotes organ donation. They work with local hospices and the NHS to ensure… Continue reading Torr Waterfield Charity of the Year – Bodie Hodges Foundation

Gift Aid – The benefit rule

When someone makes a donation, you might want to give the donor something in return (an item or service) to say thank you. This is known as a ‘benefit’. Literature that tells donors what your charity does eg a newsletter, or a simple plaque to thank a donor, doesn’t count as a benefit. The value… Continue reading Gift Aid – The benefit rule

The Training Continues

With just under 3 weeks until the 40 mile walk around Rutland, I completed my first practice walk. The walk will take place on the 27th of October and should take around 16 hours to complete. The team will be completing the walk for the chosen charity Coping with cancer. For previous updates read the… Continue reading The Training Continues

Training has now started for the Rutland Plod

As you may well know we are planning to walk 40 miles around Rutland water and surrounding villages, starting at 10pm on Saturday 27th October and finishing hopefully at 3pm Sunday afternoon. Please read our previous blog for more info here.  Last weekend I plotted a 15 mile practice walk around Charnwood ,including Bradgate Park,… Continue reading Training has now started for the Rutland Plod

The Rutland Plod – TW Challenge 2018

Last year the team, friends and family took part in a 2 day challenge, walking 23 miles per day along The Llyn Peninsula. This year we are challenging ourselves even further by trekking 40 miles around Rutland overnight. This means no time to rest as the team begins the challenge at 10pm on Saturday 27… Continue reading The Rutland Plod – TW Challenge 2018

Our Charity of the year – Coping with Cancer

Each year at Torr Waterfield we choose a charity, local or national, to represent and raise money for.  This year we have chosen to support Coping with Cancer.  The charity provided much needed emotional and physical support for a very close friend of Denise Burley who is a senior member of our team; hence the… Continue reading Our Charity of the year – Coping with Cancer