Fundraising in Radcliffe

Our latest fundraising event took place at Radcliffe United Reformed Church. Supporter Jess Williams held a Pasty and Pea Lunch with some delicious home made cakes for dessert. The highlight of the Day was when her Dad made a surprise appearance for a couple of hours from his Hospital Bed. He had only had a double lung transplant 3 weeks ago so it was fantastic for all there to see him looking so well

The event raised a whopping £963.85

A big thank you to Jess and Family for organising.

October 200 Club Winners

Congratulations  to our October 200 club winners 

1st Ged Higgins -£109.20

2nd – Bet Ferrier -£36.40

The December draw is a super draw so if you want to be part of it, please enter by going to the support us section of the Website 

 

 

Run the River

Iain Asher decided that he would run the length of the River Ribble (over 70 Miles) from source to the Estuary in memory of his Friend Andrew Bradbury.

A full blog of his run can be found HERE

He raised an amazing £1700 for New Start 

Many thanks to Iain and also his support crew 

 

Another Successful Year at the Transplant Games

The British Transplant Games took place in Birmingham at the beginning of August.

20 Athletes from Wythenshawe and their supporters spent the five days on the fantastic University of Birmingham Campus. Most of the sports and social events took place on the campus so were only a short walk from our accommodation. The Weather was superb throughout which probably helped make it one of the most successful games to date.

Our overall impressive medal tally reads as follows:

10 Gold 

4 Silver 

18 Bronze 

Bill Noble once again triumphed with 5 Golds and overall Heart and Lung winner  and overall winner in his age category.

A more in depth report will appear in the Games Section of the Website shortly.

Next Years games take place in Newport at the end of July. If you would like to find out more information please give the Office a call

Our First Swimmer of the Year

Congratulations to Clare Vickers who bravely took on the Derwent Water swim recently and raised a fantastic £360 for New Start 

July 200 Club Winners

Our 200 Club Winners for July are 

Graham Brushett – £105.60

Helen Watson – £35.20

Congratulations  to you both 

Team Wythenshawe take Italy by Storm

Congratulations to our 7 Wythenshawe recipients who were part of the GB  Team taking part in the European Heart and Lung Transplant Games in June. They were Neil MacDonald, Gary Still, Wayne Lang, Bill Noble, Alan Schofield, Kerry Edwards- Jenkins and David Ayre 

Between them they won an incredible 14 Gold, 9 Silver and 3 Bronze medals.They were all  inspirational and were a credit to the Team.

The Games take place every 2 Years and the next one in 2020 takes place in Northern Spain 

 

June 200 Club Winners

Congratulations to our June Winners 

1st Prize Nick Egan 

2nd Prize   Pauline Ginn

We still have 24 numbers left in our 200 Club! The cost is only £2 per month and its a great way of supporting the Charity whilst standing a chance of winning some cash. 

If you would like to join please go to the link in the “support us” section

May 200 Club Winners

Our 200 club winners for May were 

1st John Crook £105

2nd  Barry Warr  £35

Congratulations to you both 

Bernie’s Pilgrim Trail

Congratulations to Bernie Moore who yesterday completed the 500 miles of the Camino Trail for New Start in memory of his Wife Trish. 
The trek has taken him over a Month to complete and his adventures make interesting reading in his blog 
https://bmcamino.wordpress.com

He has raised a fantastic £3000 for us and we would like to thank Bernie for his efforts and his Family for their support.

If you would like to donate to his effort please go to

https://mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/berniemoore