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Downend resident Nik Whiteside is gearing up to partake in one of the toughest races in the world – The Marathon Des Sables – to raise much needed funding for Christchurch Infant and Junior Schools in Downend. Alongside three friends, Nik has been training hard in the UK and the Canary Islands over the past year to prepare for his biggest challenge yet.
The six-day gruelling race starts on April 8th, 2018 just outside Morocco and runs a course of just over 150 miles through the Sahara Desert over tough terrain. Each day, competitors will run a set amount of km averaging one to two marathons per day carrying their water and everything they need on their back.
For all sponsorship enquiries please visit Nik’s Just Giving Page below.
‘South Gloucestershire Spring Clean’ leaps into action again in 2018 and is the perfect opportunity for everyone to help keep towns, villages, streets, woodlands or green spaces free from litter.
The Council has extended the campaign for 2018 to allow more individuals and groups to join in. This year's Spring Clean will take place from 13 February to 14 May. Do come along and help clean up your local area this spring by organising or taking part in a litter pick.
Please book equipment required as far in advance as possible as numbers are limited. Click below to find out more. Let’s all help make South Gloucestershire a better and cleaner place to live and work!
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