Mayor Joins England International to play Wheelchair Rugby

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Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby stars Kylie Grimes, Mike Kerr, Chris Ryan and Bulbul Hussein joined Mayor of London, Boris Johnson and Harlequins and England rugby star Mike Brown to announce the first World Wheelchair Rugby Challenge, which will take place at London’s Copper Box Arena at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park between 11-16 October 2015 cementing the legacy of the 2012 Games.  As well as Great Britain, current Paralympic Gold Medal holders Australia and current World Champions USA will take part, along with teams from Canada, South Africa, Japan, France, and New Zealand.

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Thursday 8 May 2014

50th Anniversary Gala Showing Of Zulu

On Tuesday 10th June, the Odeon Leicester Square will play host to the red carpet gala of the much loved film, Zulu. The film has been specially digitally remastered exclusively to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of its release. Attendees will be joined by living recipients of the Victoria Cross and relatives of those who fought at Rorke’s Drift who were given this highest accolade for valour. On this one day in 1879, eleven were awarded. Also attending will be The Regimental Goat of 3rd Battalion, The Royal Welsh, whose antecedent Regiment, the 2nd/24th Foot fought on that day. Private Shenkin Jenkins will be accompanied by Goat Major, Sgt ‘Jacko’ Jackson.

Join us to support Walking With The Wounded, Sentebale and The David Rattray Memorial Trust.

When 18:00, Tuesday 10th June 2014
Where Odeon Leicester Square, London, WC2H 7JY
Price Bronze £75 | Silver £125 | Gold £250 | Platinum £1,000

Full details at zulu50.com 

Cumbrian Challenge Competition

The Cumbrian Challenge is coming up on Saturday 14th June and places are going fast. It’s going to be an incredible event and we’ve got an exciting competition running with Outdoor Enthusiast!

All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning a team place on the Cumbrian Challenge 2014 is take a picture of yourself in any outdoor space, holding a sign that says:

I #SupportTheWalk

Send your photos to @OEMagazine on Twitter, including the #SupportTheWalk hashtag, and we’ll announce the winner.

To find out more information, visit the Outdoor Enthusiast Website.

To get your place in the Cumbrian Challenge whilst they’re still available, visit our website.

We’re The Official Charity For Chestertons Polo in the Park 2014!

Walking With The Wounded is proud to be the official charity of this year’s Chestertons Polo in the Park 2014, taking place on Friday 6th, Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th June at Hurlingham Park in Fulham, London.

Set to be the best London summer social event of the year, the weekend will see international polo teams take each other on in a thrilling three-day polo tournament, whilst onlookers can enjoy the action from a host of pitchside bars such as the Pommery Champagne Garden and Mahiki Tent. In addition, there will be a Luxury Shopping Village for those one-off purchases.

Fundraising for the event will see a silent auction held at the Hurlingham Club, followed by a family day on Sunday 8th June, where injured servicemen who have taken part in expeditions will join in the fun.

To get your tickets, visit the Chestertons Polo in the Park 2014 website.

Support The Walk

Make a difference to the lives of our ex-servicemen and women.

Congratulations To The Three Legged Challenge Participants!

On Friday 2nd May at 2pm, hundreds of students crossed the starting line to take part in a Guinness World Record Attempt for the largest Three Legged run across multiple locations. The event went fantastically and everyone had a brilliant time – keep an eye on the website for upcoming pictures and results.

Congratulations to Participants of the Horsmonden Cycle!

The Horsmonden Cycle Event on Sunday 4th May saw an incredible 370 riders take on three different routes in the glorious sunshine to raise funds for Walking With The Wounded. WWTW would like to extend huge thanks and congratulations to all who took part, and will be putting photos up on the

 

 

BlueShore Financial Wins $10,000 Award for NSR

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Excerpt from BlueShore’s press release –

“BlueShore Financial’s long-time partnership with North Shore Rescue was one of 18 credit union community projects that were awarded $10,000 in Concentra Financial’s 2014 emPOWERING Your Communities campaign. A national business-to-business cooperative serving the Canadian credit union system, Concentra Financial supports credit unions by recognizing their role in contributing funds and leadership to local charitable initiatives within their communities.”

 

Thank you BlueShore from all of us at North Shore Rescue!! BlueShore has been a long time partner of NSR and consistently goes above and beyond to support NSR.

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Seahouses Lifeboat called out as Duke of Kent visited.

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At 10.54hr Wednesday 7th May 2014, just as the Duke of Kent arrived on a visit to Seahouses Lifeboat Station, as part of a visit to stations in north Northumberland, the crew pagers went off as Humber Coastguard requested both Lifeboats to launch to search for a missing Kite Surfer off Beadnell, 2 miles south of Seahouses.

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