Tim Conant and Mary Stopford Sackville held a successful selling exhibition of their digital paintings in aid of Carefree Northants at The Gallery at Bulwick Park on 27th July. We’d like to thank them both very much for all their efforts on our behalf.
Congratulations to Matt Francoual of Goedhuis & Co who has completed the London to Paris bike ride and thank you to everyone who sponsored him. The weather proved a challenge over the four days with winds and rain in the North of France but spirits remained high throughout until they reached Paris. Here is the breakdown… Continue Reading
A group of pupils from year 8 at Spratton Hall Preparatory School have chosen Carefree Northants as their charity of the year and have been raising money for us through various means. We are so grateful to them for their support!
Award-winning television producer and director Catherine Bailey gave a talk on March 12th 2013 about her best-selling book Black Diamonds, and her latest book Secret Rooms. Catherine’s book Black Diamonds is the story of the Fitzwilliam family of Wentworth Woodhouse, whose colourful history and that of the coal industry, are inextricably linked. Today the house is a… Continue Reading
Catriona Ramsay and Sophie Middleton have successfully completed the Loch Ness Marathon and an “altern-athon” in New York instead of the ING NYC Marathon for Carefree Northants. Catriona and Sophie ran the London in 2009 and vowed never to do it again, but then they decided to run two marathons in 35 days – an ambitious goal… Continue Reading
We are very grateful to Haselstock who chose to donate their profits to Carefree Northants in 2012. The festival took place over three days over the last weekend of June deep in the Northamptonshire countryside and the theme was ‘The Enchanted Forest’ with Woodland Creatures. With live music and DJs and happy family campers, this… Continue Reading
Cheapflights have dedicated their annual charity challenge to their colleague Simon Bicket and their walk on 8th-9th June 2012 has raised over £10,000 for Carefree Northants. Simon, who sadly passed away suddenly last year, was an avid supporter of charity challenges at work and in his personal life. There were three challenge options to choose… Continue Reading
Twenty four teams of four took part in the inaugural Carefree Northants Golf Day on May 17th 2012. William Rice and his team at the Brampton Heath Golf Centre were hugely generous hosts and the competition was followed by a dinner with wine kindly donated by Goedhuis & Co; Martin Bayfield presented the prizes and was a brilliant… Continue Reading
The Goedhuis & Co Wine Dinner took place on Thursday, 1st March 2012 at The Savoy, in aid of Carefree Northants and two other wonderful charities: The Place2Be is a school-based counselling service, dedicated to improving the emotional wellbeing of children, their families and the whole school community. Children today have all sorts of worries from friendships… Continue Reading
Jack Chaplin has completed a challenging 5-day bike ride from Land’s End to London and has raised an incredible amount of nearly £25,000 to be divided between the Anna Freud Centre and Carefree Northants. It was a half-term to remember – and the torrential rain in the south of England did not help him with his mission… Continue Reading