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A Fabulous Presentation From Kettering & District Flower Club

Kettering and District Flower Club presented a cheque for £400 to local charity "a way with pain" at their recent meeting. Immediate past Chairman of the Club, Barbara Maclean, was delighted to support this local charity during her year of office. "a way with pain" supports the relief of sickness and promotion of good health by the provision of advice and support to those suffering chronic pain.Further information of the Charity can be found on their website: www.awaywithpain.co.uk The cheque was presented on behalf of the Club by Barbara (pictured left) and accepted on behalf of the Charity by Valerie Kelly (pictured right), wife of the Co-founder, David Kelly


Another Curry Feast

A fantastic evening was enjoyed by 72 diners on Monday 14th November 2016 at the  Koh-I-Noor Indian Restaurant in Finedon. Followed by an entertaing raffle and auction of a food hamper. A big thank you to Zakir and His Staff for providing the excellent food and venue. To all who came and supported the event, donated raffle prizes and helped with the arrangements, a thousand Thank Yous !!

The evening made the marvellous amount of £1254


Our fourth annual Golf day was held on Friday 15th July 2016, at Overstone Park, Northampton

Darren Crowe of the Nick Birch team, drives off to get the day underway

A Big 'Thank You' to the Companies that kindly sponsored holes and to all those that donated Raffle Prizes

Holes Kindly Sponsored by:

   Hole 1:     David Smith Associates
   Hole 2:     Scott Bader
   Hole 3:     Guy Salmon Jaguar
   Hole 4:     Travis Perkins
   Hole 5:     Tri-Bond Roofing
   Hole 6:     Guy Salmon Land Rover
   Hole 7:     Draincare Services Ltd
   Hole 8:     Midshires Electrical & Lighting Ltd
   Hole 9:     Northants Pilates
   Hole 10:   East Midlands Spine Ltd
   Hole 11:   Team Rehab UK Ltd
   Hole 12:   Tri-Bond Roofing Ltd
   Hole 13:   Ryan & Frost Solicitors
   Hole 14:   Strong Lines Physiotherapy
   Hole 15:   Koh*i*Noor Indian Restaurant
   Hole 16:   Rudi Group Ltd
   Hole 17:   Nigel Davis Property
   Hole 18:   Richard Sanders Ltd

  The Longest Drive on the Tenth  sponsored by: Matini Technology Ltd

Raffle Prizes 2016

  • Gold Ear Rings donated by Michael Jones Jeweller

  • Bottle of Bells Whiskey donated by Trevor Newton

  • ‘Montine’ pair of His & Hers Watches donated by Rutherfords Locksmiths

  • 12 Titleist DT Trusoft Golf Balls donated by Acushnet Europe Ltd.

  • £10 Gift Voucher donated by Colemans Of Wellingborough

  • Meal For Two donated by The Abington, Northampton

  • Sunday Carvery For Two donated by The Hind Hotel, Wellingborough

  • Sunday Carvery For Two donated by The Griffin, Higham Ferrers

  • £15 Voucher donated by Wyevale Garden Centre, Northampton

  • Afternoon Tea for Two at Beckworth Emporium

  • A Three Course Meal & Bottle of Wine for one, at Tollemache Arms

  • Northampton Authentic Saints Match Day Shirt donated by The Saints

  • 6 Scented Diffusers donated by John Lewis

  • ‘A British Revolution ‘ book donated by John Lewis

  • £25 Meal Voucher donated by The Horseshoe, Sywell

  • 1 x 30 Mins. Golf Lesson with Mark Booth at Delapre

  • Bottle of Prosecco donated by Linda & Ian Ross

  • ‘Viners’ 4 Piece Cheese Set donated by Linda & Ian Ross

  • ‘Champneys’ Spa Indulgence Set donated by Linda & Ian Ross

  • Bottle of Cointreau donated by Alan Sutton

  • Bottle of ‘Villa Maria’ Sauvignon Blanc donated by Alan Sutton

  • £25 Gift Voucher for ‘The White Company’ donated by Liz & Nigel Tout

  • £25 Gift Voucher for ‘The White Company’ donated by Liz & Nigel Tout

  • £50 Gift Voucher for ‘The White Company’ donated by Liz & Nigel Tout

  • A 2 Ball voucher for ‘The Oaks ‘18 hole course, donated by Delapre Golf Centre

  • Bottle of ‘Abrachan’ blended malt Whisky, donated by Ken Piesse

  • 4 x T20 NCC Tickets, donated by Steven Crook

  • £10 Meat Voucher donated by E.Lee & Sons,Butchers

  • Wash, Cut & Blow Dry donated by Shelly’s, Great Doddington

  • Pedicure or Manicure donated by Shelly’s, Great Doddington

  • A Silver Business Card Holder, donated by Jim Sharp

  • Bottle of ‘Highland Park’ Single Malt Whiskey, donated by Dennis Sullivan

  • Match Day Certificate for 2 Tickets, donated by NCCC

  • 2 Match Day Tickets, donated by NTFC.

  • £40 Flowers Voucher, donated by Flowers by Lisa, Wellingborough

  • 45 Minute Video Golf Lesson, donated by Mark James PGA at Ansty Golf Centre

  • 45 Minute Video Golf Lesson, donated by Mark James PGA at Ansty Golf Centre

  • 45 Minute Video Golf Lesson, donated by Mark James PGA at Ansty Golf Centre

Andrew MacDonald a member of the winning team with an excellent overall score of 128 points, responds after the presentation by Colin Wilsher, Chairman of the Charity.

Thank you to all who took part and supported another record breaking milestone in the Charities development: 119 players competed and a record profit of £4200.00 was achieved!


Freya completes the 10k Crowle Run & Raises £80

Freya is just fifteen years of age and despite experiencing CRPS last year and being unable to walk for six months, participating in the Silver D of E for Her volunteering Freya decided to do a running event for a charity to help people going through a pain journey that She Herself had experienced.

Despite May 8th being the hottest day of the year so far reaching temperatures of 26 * Freya completed that race and managed to raise a superb £80  ! Well done and thank you for choosing our charity.


Our First Charity Cycle Ride

A group of eight intrepid riders to include: Dan,Leigh, Gareth,Jamie,Mikey,Nick,Rob and Philip set off from the Stags Head at Great Doddington on Saturday 30th April; the scheduled route took them along 40 miles of Rural Northants and Bucks roads.Whilst not a race Leigh and Gareth were first back in the bar at the Stag despite Leigh getting a puncture and Gareth a bee sting. The event raised the magnificent sum of £1002.92 !!

A big thank yo to all who took part,donated and supported the event and to Gerry who started the ride, organised the raffle and provided us all with the hospitality of the Stags Head.

Gerry the Landlady Of the Stags Head Starting the ride

Colin Wilsher a Trustee of a way with pain presenting a Tee Shirt to Leigh and Gareth


Another Big Day

Many thanks to Tesco in Wellingborough for allowing us to camp in their Store on Friday 4th March as a collection point for our Charity Pots. A big thank you to all the customers that contributed to the magnificent sum of:

£258.84 on the day.

Not least to our team of collectors that braved the cold including Robert Clough and Valerie Kelly


 

A Surprise Bonus from the Bank of £133.93 

A huge thank you to the Natwest Bank in Wellingborough for all their hard work in providing a 'Bric -a- Brac' stall in the Branch and to all the customers for their generosity over the recent two week period which raised this magnificent contribution which will be put to very good use in continuing our work.


Collection Day at Tesco, Abington St, Northampton

This was a first for our Charity, dispite the cold we raised a total of £125.17 ! A big thank you goes to everyone that donated plus our helpers on the day. Thanks also to Taste at Tesco Charities Team who made the day possible.


Our 3rd Charity Golf Day on Friday 17th July 2015 @ Overstone Park,Northampton

Huge Thanks to everyone who donated raffle prizes,and the following Companies who kindly sponsored holes

Hole 1: David Smith Associates
Hole 2: Scott Bader
Hole 3: Nigel Davis Property Services
Hole 4: Travis Perkins
Hole 5: Tri-Bond Roofing Ltd
Hole 6: Guy Salmon Land Rover
Hole 7: Draincare Services Ltd
Hole 8: Midshires Electrical & Lighting Ltd
Hole 9: Northants Pilates
Hole 10: East Midlands Spine Ltd
Hole 11: Private Donation
Hole 12: Tri-Bond Roofing Ltd
Hole 13: Ryan & Frost Solicitors
Hole 14: Richard James Estate Agents
Hole 15: Koh*i*noor
Hole 16: Rolec
Hole17: Howdens Joinery Co
Hole 18: Richard Sanders Ltd

Also, sincere Thanks to all the Golfers who took part and those that came along to support us, and our first rate team of Volunteers

A record 103 Players took part and the Day made an incredible contribution to our funds of £3676

A £300 Christmas Boost !

Many thanks to Waitrose of Rushden for selecting a way with pain as one of their three nominated charities for the month of December.To share £1000 of the Stores profits divided in proportion to the number of votes as cast by their customers.


Thank you to The Om Yoga Studio in Northampton

We are very grateful to Debbie who recently held a space for mindfulness meditating.This took place every Wednesday evening for an hour once a week for a month.All those that came along made a donation to a way with pain raising a total of £75.00.Debbie intends to do this again in the summer in memory of Julia's legacy and commitment to Her journey in this life time of helping others to understand how disabling living with pain can truly be.


Another Great Event

A big thank you to the 91 Diners who enjoyed a sumptuous feast at the Koh-I-Noor Indian Restaurant in Finedon, Northamptonshire on Tuesday 17th March, and to Zak the owner of the Restaurant and His Team who made the event possible. A special mention must also be made to Ukulele Ali who entertained us with comedy and a sing a long. Not least a special note of appreciation to all those who donated prizes for the raffle.

We made a whopping total of £1655 which will greatly assist us to continue to raise awareness of Chronic Pain and support those affected.

 

Mr Nick Birch, Mr Phil Ridgway, Mr Gianluca Lasci & Mr Rod Lane for taking part in the 2014 Motorcyle Challenge (2nd-13th September). Travelling across 5 Countries & riding over 44 highest passes, all higher than 2000m !

WELL DONE GUYS & HUGE THANKS

So far a total of £847.40 has been raised, amazing!

 

Charity Golf Day on Tuesday 15th July 2014 at Overstone Park

Huge thanks to everyone who donated raffle prizes; and to the following local Companies who kindly sponsored a Hole: 

Hole 1: David Smith Associates

Hole 2: Scott Bader

Hole 3: Nigel Davis Property Services

Hole 4: Travis Perkins

Hole 6: Guy Salmon Land Rover

Hole 7: Draincare Services Ltd

Hole 8: Midshires Electrical & Lighting Ltd

Hole 9: Northants Pilates

Hole 10: East Midlands Spine Ltd

Hole 11: Tayflor Ltd

Hole 12: Private Donation

Hole 13: Ryan & Frost Solicitors

Hole 14: Richard James Estate Agents

Hole 15: Koh*i*noor

Hole 16: Rolec

Hole 17: Citroen DS3 for Hole in One courtesy of Richard Sanders Ltd

Hole 18: Richard Sanders Ltd

Plus, sincere thanks to all the Golfers who took part; those who came along to support us, and our first-rate Team of Volunteers! 

 

The charity Horse Race Evening & Raffle held at the Malt Shovel Tavern, Northampton on Thursday 27th March 2014

A fantastic success raising a whopping £1644.50 !!!

Many thanks to Saints Player Ben Nutley who joined us for the Raffle.....

Also to Kirsty at the Malt Shovel Tavern for all her help and support in the lead up to the event and on the night, plus all the Sponsors and Donators of the wonderful Raffle Prizes! Not forgetting everyone who came along and supported us.....think a great night was had by all (maybe the hangovers the following day, not quite so great!!)

 

The Ladies Lucheon held at Cransley hall on Thursday 20th March 2014 was a great success and raised £250.50! 

With sincere gratitute to Host Glennis, Chef Hilly, and all the Ladies who attended and gave their support

 

Huge thanks to Tamsin Nunley for Running the Surrey Half Marathon on behalf of a way with pain (Sunday 9th March 2014)

Before shot:

After shot:

Hopefully this will have created further awareness of Chronic Pain and raised some money in the process!

 

Provincial Grand Charity Of Northanthamptonshire And Huntingdonshire for their generous Donation and support

 

Many thanks to everyone who took part, and those who kindly donated a raffle prize for our Charity Golf Day at Overstone Park on Tuesday 16th July 2013

With special thanks to the following local Companies who kindly sponsored a Hole:

Hole 1: John Lewis

Hole 2: The Linden Group

Hole 3: Nigel Davis Property Services

Hole 4: Travis Perkins

Hole 5: Michael Jones Jeweller

Hole 6: Guy Salmon Land Rover

Hole 7: Draincare Services Ltd

Hole 8: Midshires Electrical & Lighting Ltd

Hole 9: Northants Pilates

Hole 10: David Smith Associates

Hole 11: Rudi Consultancy Ltd

Hole 12: Private Donation

Hole 13: Ryan & Frost Solicitors

Hole 14: Private Donation

Hole 15: The Physical Therapy Clinic

Hole 16: East Midlands Spine Ltd

Hole17: Citroen DS3 for Hole in One courtesy of Richard Sanders Ltd

Hole 18: Richard Sanders Ltd 

 

Anglo-Scottish Masonic Lodge kindly raised £215.62 for a way with pain at their December meeting

In the above picture, co-founder, Julia Kelly, receives the cheque from Anglo-Scottish Worshipful Master, W Bro John Fergusson who is flanked by her Father W Bro David Kelly (Almoner, Wentworth Lodge) and W Bro Robin Cutsforth (Secretary, Anglo-Scottish). Julia commented, “It really is a generous and thoughtful donation that will really help a way with pain move forward in 2013 and we really are very grateful. “

Many thanks also to other local Masonic Lodges for their support and kind donations

 

David Smith, President of the Rotary Club of Northampton Becket and the Co Founder of a way with pain Julia Kelly, following a presentation about a way with pain on Wednesday 17th October 2012

Huge thanks also to the Nene Valley Rotary Club for sponsoring a way with pain

 

Sincere gratitude to other local contributories; family and friends for their well wishes, support and donations

 

 

 


 

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