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Tara, Amber, Sally and Sophie at the end of their 24 hour walk

Friends swap Covid-hit 30th Ibiza weekender for 24 hour Cotswolds charity walk

They were meant to be partying in Ibiza to celebrate their 30th birthdays, but Coronavirus led four big hearted girlfriends to swap strappy sandals for sturdy walking boots and walk 24 hours non-stop through the Cotswolds for Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice.

Sir Geoff Hurst, the first celebrity ambassador for Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice

Sue Ryder Ambassador Sir Geoff Hurst shares his support for Walk to Remember

Former England footballer, World Cup winner and Sue Ryder Ambassador, Sir Geoff Hurst, is encouraging supporters to join Walk to Remember this year.

Image of Ryan Hearn and two of his support team along The Cotswold Way

Running the Cotswold Way in 24 hours for Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice

After his mum was cared for at Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice, Ryan Hearn decided to take on his own challenge - to run 102 miles in 24 hours and fundraise to show his support for the expert care his mum received.

Bel in her adapted 'Tramper' during her 6 mile hill hike for Sue Ryder

Bel completes her 6 mile hill hike to hit £10,000 target for Sue Ryder

Courageous Bel Cornwell has smashed her £10,000 in a year fundraising target for Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice, who are supporting Bel and her family, by completing a mammoth 6 mile hill hike in a specially adapted ‘Tramper’.

Alex and Alice during their climb to Ben Nevis

Feeling on top of the world – newly-wed couple climb Ben Nevis in support of Sue Ryder hospice

A newly-wed pair of hiking heroes have started their married life together by scaling the UK’s highest mountain, raising crucial funds for Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice.

Louise, a volunteer at our Abbeydale shop, outside the front shop window

The pathway to employment: celebrating volunteer progression at the Sue Ryder Abbeydale shop

Carol, Mark, Louise and Jacqui have all gone from volunteers to paid members of staff at our Sue Ryder Abbeydale shop. They discuss their reasons for joining Sue Ryder as volunteers and their personal journeys towards their current retail roles.

Hannah, wearing some number '40' glasses

Sue Ryder Nurse takes on double fundraising challenge to mark her 40th birthday

Nurse Hannah Wilson is marking her 40th birthday by taking on not just one, but two tough fundraising challenges to raise vital funds for Sue Ryder. Hannah, who celebrated her birthday in April, took the plunge in the Great North Swim in June and plans to follow that by competing in the 40th Great North Run in September.

Tim Chandler, in his Sue Ryder cycle top, previously completed Ride for Ryder

Gloucestershire insurance and finance workers support Sue Ryder

Thousands of insurance workers from Cheltenham, Gloucester, Stroud and the Forest of Dean will be helping to raise vital funds for Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice this year, as the chosen charity of the year for the Cheltenham and Gloucester Insurance Institute.

Sarah, out on one of her running routes

“It's been two years since I lost my dad. Two years since I decided I would do everything I could to support Sue Ryder”

Sarah Riley has fundraised in memory of her dad, Steve, since he died two years ago at Sue Ryder Palliative Care Hub South Oxfordshire. She talks about training during the pandemic for the Virtual London Marathon and how this year's event provides another focus to continue on.

Joby and his friends training for the Three Peaks Challenge

Friends take on Three Peaks Challenge to raise funds for Sue Ryder and awareness of Motor Neurone Disease

Three friends will be tackling the Three Peaks Challenge this weekend hoping to raise funds for Sue Ryder and vital awareness of Motor Neurone Disease.