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Ben's Den

R.I.P. Queen Elizabeth II πŸ’™πŸ’›

That’s the ICC on the cake πŸ’™πŸ’›πŸ§

Massive thanks to Ian, for organising the cake sale for Ben’s Den at the Ilkeston Cyclo-Cross event at Shipley Country Park. Also thanks to Alannah, Summer, Linda and Steve for helping. Delicious cakes donated by generous cake bakers and purchased by hungry cyclists raised Β£341πŸ’™πŸ’› xxxx

Well done team Shipway πŸ’™πŸ’›

25 Miles, 5,000 Feet, 3 Peaks, 1 Goal

On Friday 9th September 2022, a team from Edmond Shipway Construction Consultants Nottingham office, are taking on the incredible Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge. The Challenge takes on the peaks of Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough, hopefully in under 12 hours!

Well done team Shipway!

EDMOND SHIPWAY CONSTRUCTION CONSULTANTS

@edmondshipwayllp

We were so pleased to reach well over our target of Β£1500 on Team Shipway’s recent 3 peaks challenge – current total is now Β£3,600.

The page is open until Monday 26th September πŸ’™πŸ’›

https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/teamshipway

 

3 Peaks is just not enough. Add a 50lb ruck sack πŸ’ͺ

WOW! This happened on Saturday…3 peaks in 10 hours 11 minutes with a 50lb back pack!!! Well done Martyn Cant…fabulous effort πŸ’™πŸ’›

Just fantastic xx πŸ’™πŸ’›

Thank you for being so thoughtful Orlaigh Stevens πŸ’› Selling tattoos to your family & friends to raise Β£13 for Ben’s Den πŸ’™πŸ’›xxx

 

At last the Ball goes aheadπŸ₯³

Oh what a night! Fabulous people, so much love and support πŸ’™πŸ’› so many people to thank…you really are the BEST πŸ’– Huge thanks to Eastwood Hall for hosting the ball, Danny who ran the event brilliantly, Memorable Events for making the room look fabulous, Ellie Tatham, Will Holmes and Carl Leek for fabulous entertainment Ian Callaghan for comparing the evening and his auction skills πŸ˜€

Β£3,498.20 counted and an estimated Β£6,000+ when all outstanding payments are in…

Thank you it just wouldn’t be possible without the amazing support we have πŸ’™πŸ’›πŸ’™πŸ’›πŸ’–

Barratt & David Wilson Homes Β£25,000 πŸ’™πŸ’›πŸ˜

Massive thanks to Barratt and David Wilson Homes for their very generous donation Β£25,000 which we plan to put towards a new veranda and upgrading an old caravan πŸ’™πŸ’›

Yomp 50 miles to make plenty of smiles for Bens den πŸ’™πŸ’›

Just a little story from Troy Smith

We walked on the Derwent Valley Heritage way, which follows the Derwent from Ladybower to Shardlow, but finished at pride Park with Ben being a Derby fan.

We had a bus paid for by Belfield to take us to Ladybower for 0730 to start the first 25 miles to Matlock, the second 25 was Matlock to Derby.
Everyone on the walk paid to stay overnight at Matlock. Most of the walkers were from full power fitness. We have hammered social media for weeks with posts leading up to the walk. So far we have raised over 3k, but expect more to 4k by the time all monies are in.

Darren got us access to the stadium for the finish which made it very emotional

A great, but hard weekend with a great bunch of people

 

Raised so far is a brilliant Β£6,056 xx

 

 

AND A MASSIVE THANKYOU FROM US TO YOU πŸ’™πŸ’›πŸ’™πŸ’›

 


Thank you very much for your support and allowing Ben’s Den to work the way we intended it to! We expect cancellations and last minute bookings, that’s the way the families have to work. Sometimes the plans don’t go to plan…1 cancellation due to being back in hospital and 3 families having to end their holidays early all in one weekend. It’s not how we want it, but this is the way it works and your amazing support makes it work! πŸ’™πŸ’›

Darren, Β Tracey and the team.

Just a few happy campers πŸ’™πŸ’›πŸ’™πŸ’›

Maria Chilvers
Cannot thank you enough, we’ve just got back from the best week at Tattershall Country Park, what a beautiful relaxing family holiday. Such a beautiful setting and the caravan is just amazing, so comfortable and clean and perfect view and close to everything. We’ve some hospital investigations coming up next week so this last week has been just what we needed. Already planning next year and couldn’t do it without you and Bens Den xx ❀️ xx

 

kat Earley
Thank you to Tracey and all at Ben’s Den we have had a fun packed Easter weekend at Tattershall Lakes. The caravan is perfect and in a great location we got to watch the jet skis on the lake from the balcony! This was the perfect weekend after Cohen’s treatment finished and recently having his Hickman line removed meant this was the first time he could go swimming without a dry suit.
Thank you again we all had the best time πŸ₯°πŸ’™πŸŽ—