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Coast to coast fundraiser for Hall-Fast

24 January 2014

In April a team representing Hall-Fast, our commercial partners, will be taking part in a Coast to Coast charity bike ride to raise money for the Fountaindale SEN School in Mansfield.

This is the latest in a number of physical challenges and fundraising events that Hall-Fast has organised over the last 18 months in aid of the specialist school, which helps youngsters aged 3 to 19 with physical and sensory needs. 

The team made up of Hall-Fast managing director Malk Hall and a number of other local people, namely Rob Bray, John Starkie, Katie Atherton, Julie Leonardo, Eden Taylor, Matthew Back, Caroline and 
Steve Smith, Craig Edwards and Jonathan Crowder, will set off from Morecambe on Friday 25th April and cycle the 170 miles across The Way of the Roses route, arriving in Bridlington on Sunday 27th April. 

‘’It is great that so many local people have come together to support Hall-Fast with this event, not only have the guys on the team committed their own time to training and to taking part in the challenge they have also committed their own money to buy equipment and pay for accommodation,’’ said Mr Hall. ‘’Between us we hope to raise around £4,000 by doing this.’’

The Mansfield-based company, which has pledged to raise £40,000 within 24 months, is well on the way to achieving this with more than £22,600 raised so far.

And with the second Hall-Fast Charity Ball taking place on 9th May, which is expected to raise more than £20,000, Mr Hall is confident the target will be smashed.

For further information on the Hall-Fast Coast to Coast challenge or the Hall-Fast Charity Ball, please contact or to make a donation  visit

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