Children pedal up the pounds to raise funds for ChildLine
FM’s DJ Neil Fox is calling on children in nurseries,
playgroups and childcare centres across Southport to get on their
bikes and trikes and pedal up some wheelie good fun to raise money
for ChildLine - the UK’s free, 24 hour helpline for children and
Now in its 12th year, Pedal Push is an excellent opportunity for
children and toddlers to be part of a national fundraising event and
raise money for children who need ChildLine’s help.
Joining in the fun couldn’t be easier... youngsters get sponsored to
pedal, ride or be pushed around a small course at their nursery or
Pedal Push events can be held anytime and anywhere.
Organisers will receive a free fundraising pack that contains
stickers, a finish line banner and a helpful “How to” guide.
Pedal Push is suitable for children of all abilities and everyone
will be a winner as each child will receive a medal and certificate,
which is also included in the pack.
Neil Fox said:- “I am delighted to be part of the NSPCC’s
Pedal Push 2008.
It is a fantastic and healthy fundraising activity
for under-5s and a great way for the younger generation to help
raise money for children less fortunate themselves.
I hope all those
children taking part have a ‘wheely’ good time, I know I have.”
The event was a huge success last year, raising £200,000 for
To order a free fundraising pack please contact the NSPCC
North appeals on 0113 2299 313.
LAST CHANCE TO NOMINATE YOUR LOCAL COMMUNITY CHAMPION AND HERITAGE
DO you know
someone who deserves special recognition for their work in the
community or for saving a part of their local heritage? If so, you
need to act quickly! The closing date to nominate volunteers for the
Nationwide Community and Heritage Awards 2008 is Monday 28 April
Organised by Nationwide Building Society and the Heritage Lottery
Fund (HLF), in association with Business In The Community, the
Nationwide Community and Heritage Awards are for people who have
made a real difference to people's lives and local heritage through
their voluntary work.
Throughout the UK there are thousands of people who volunteer time
to help their local communities; yet many go unrecognised. These
awards honour and celebrate the work of some of these volunteers.
Nominations for this year's awards can be made in two categories:-
* Community Champion - recognition for those who have made an impact
in their local community;
* Heritage Hero -
recognition for those who have volunteered to become involved in
saving a part of their local heritage and sharing it with others.
This is your chance to tell us why you think your nominee deserves
an award, what kind of work they have been involved in, how much
time and effort they have put in and what impact this has had on the
If you think someone you know deserves an award, pick up a
nomination form from your local Nationwide Building Society branch,
HLF office or public library. Alternatively, give us a call on 01793
655139 or visit the website at
Remember, all entries must be received by the closing date of Monday
28 April 2008.