Battle of the gins

You know we love Macmillan and most of you know we love gin, so when our mate Brian said do you wanna do a battle of the gins to raise money for Macmillan at the York Fringe we jumped at the chance! Brian runs The Gillygate pub in York and during the fringe he had…

Car boot Queens are back!!!

Now we’re used to the early starts and have learnt the art of packing the boot up we thought we’d spread our car boot wings. With a little help from Tim Crowther and his gardening posse on BBC Radio Leeds we settled on Notton Cricket Club. John, one of the organisers met us and donated…

Dinner ladies

Seeing as though we didn’t poison anyone last time the lovely, hungry lot at Chapel Allerton Running Club invited us back to cook. Sadly kimbers was trapped in work so I begged our Kirsty to lend yet another hand. Flashbacks of the 3 of us last time working like maniacs came back to me so…

Busy, busy, BUSY!!

What a weekend we have had! Saturday we took to the streets of York, well Parliament street to be exact, and raised money the old fashioned way – with a smile and our Macmillan buckets. The day started off with BBC Radio York. Kim and I stood by the Roman column next to the Minster…

CARA Big Lunch 2016

Kim and I had a fabulous time at the CARA Bug Lunch last Sunday, despite the rain! The team had a great set up, loads of lovely chap a residents came along with some grub and had a good old street party.Live singers entertained us, the Regent put on a bbq and we raised £70…

CARA – Big Lunch

We are delighted to tell you that the lovely lot at CARA have nominated Macmillan as their chosen charity of the day at the Big Lunch this Sunday, 12th June. What a brilliant bunch they are!!! So this Sunday 12-5 along with music, food, games and not forgetting the awards, myself and Kim will be…

Car boot Queens

Kim and I set our alarms for 5am and armed with a boot of welcomed donations from friends and family we set off to Pannal car boot. Thankfully the weather held off, the sun came out and we raised £115 for the trek. In fact people were donating to the cause without buying anything which…

Ilkley fashion show fundraiser!!!

Kim and her sister Natalie took part in a fashion show at The Craiglands Hotel in Ilkley, raising money for Macmillan. The night was a huge success with alot of money raised for Macmillan, as well as some fundraising for our Borneo trek through selling cakes. Plus the girls had a chance to strut their stuff…

First fundraising night at Chapel Allerton Runners club

I (Kay) am a member of Chapel Allerton Runners club. Once  a month the club invites a member to host a food social which is basically a big feed post run to raise money for both the club and other charities. So me and Kim  thought why not rustle up a big spag bol for…

We are climbing Mount Kinabalu to raise money for Macmillan nurses

If you or a anyone you know has been affected by cancer, you’ll most likely be aware of the incredible support Macmillan provide. Over the last couple of years they have been an invaluable support to our family and friends. Together we want to raise as much money as we can for Macmillan, our small way…

Kay and Kim’s Borneo adventure

So what are we actually doing? We will be trekking for 9 days through the Crocker Range National Park rainforest in Borneo, crossing rivers and staying overnight in native villages and mountain huts. We’ll be trekking for up to 8 hours a day, with early starts in the dark. The trek leads us to Kota Kinabalu…