The Rotary Club of Loughborough Beacon is hosting their annual Beacon Bunny Run. With distances of 3k and 10k options available, this event is fun for all the family. Entries are now open with substantial discounts on the entry fees for those booking early (before 31st August 2018). 3K (under 15years) Walk or Run for … Continue reading Loughborough Beacon Bunny Run
19AprVirgin Money London Marathon Training – 22nd April 2018
Martin Winter How did you hear about Inter Care? My Dad volunteers for Inter Care so I knew already about the phenomenal work that the charity does. I’ve run a couple of marathons before, but never London, so when the chance came up to run the London Marathon and raise funds to support Inter Care, … Continue reading Virgin Money London Marathon Training – 22nd April 2018
16AprInter Care Ceilidh Raised £550!
Thank you to all who attended our annual Ceilidh with local band ‘Turlough’ helping to raise £550 (including Gift Aid)! Also, to the many local businesses who supported our evening with donations towards our ploughman’s supper and raffle prizes including; Ploughmans Cheese Belvoir Ridge Creamery Tuxford & Tebbutt, Arla Foods The Village Bakery, Bread … Continue reading Inter Care Ceilidh Raised £550!
Malawi is a largely agricultural country, which over the last 60 years has made some progress to overcome underdevelopment and to reduce poverty. Although there has been a 35% population rise over 10 years since 2005 to 18 Million, the percentage of people living below the poverty line and within rural areas has stayed at around 80% … Continue reading Malawi poverty
28MarTeenage pregnancies in Tanzania
In June 2017, President of Tanzania John Magifuli released a statement that, during his term as president, no girl student who gets pregnant will be allowed to return to school after they deliver their child. Since this statement, pregnant students have been arrested and may now be forced to testify in court as to who got them pregnant. … Continue reading Teenage pregnancies in Tanzania
14MarMedicines shortage in Tanzania
The Tanzanian Government has said in 2018/2019 it will set aside financial support to purchase medicines used to treat opportunistic infections for HIV-positive patients, which if not timely managed can be life threatening. Currently medicines such as Fluconazole and Aciclovir at health units in Tanzania are in short supply, due to developmental partners who have ceased … Continue reading Medicines shortage in Tanzania