Walking 40 Miles & Fundraising for Open Arms Malawi

Walking 40 Miles & Fundraising for Open Arms Malawi

This weekend 5 members of staff from Ashville college will be taking on the challenge of walking 40 miles from West to East to cross the North York Moors in under 24 hours! Ian Gould, Dave Grainger, Steph Watson, Sally Ward, Jane Ellis, and supported by Tom Hanna, also Sue Parker and Melanie Guy-McCabe. The…

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Fundraising & Walking The Three Peaks Within Twelve Hours

Fundraising & Walking The Three Peaks Within Twelve Hours

Karen Taylor took on the challenge of climbing the Yorkshire 3 peaks to raise money for Open Arms. After some battles with the weather in March and cancellations following heavy snow- a beautiful (yet chilly) spring day saw Karen complete the challenge in under 12 hours. Karen was born and spent her first 6 years…

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Harrogate Rugby Club Charity Match

Harrogate Rugby Club Charity Match

On 27th December Harrogate rugby club put on a charity match extravaganza with a battle between the Under 35’s v Over 35’s, the youngsters victorious in a 43 v 15 (estimated!) final score.

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Christmas Shopping in Blantyre

Christmas Shopping in Blantyre

This week each of the  5 foster houses took it in turns to do their own Christmas Shopping at Mr Price’s clothes store in Blantyre. This has become a Christmas tradition thanks to some very kind friends of Open Arms, and their Christmas donations. We have a special relationship with Mr Price’s store and plenty…

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Windmill Windup

Windmill Windup

  The Windmill Windup is the biggest European ultimate Frisbee tournament on grass. This carnival of “ultimate Frisbee lunacy” in Amsterdam originated in 2005 and since then three days each year have been packed with hardcore ultimate and exiting amusement in relaxed Amsterdam-style atmosphere. At the same time as the serious competition takes place, we…

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