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James Funnell

Bluebell Railway Virtual Track Trek 2020

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]During the Coronavirus Pandemic, The Bluebell Railway has had to shut down and close, losing out on a lucrative Spring and early Summer season. The Railway is celebrating it’s 60th anniversary this year, and it’s big birthday bash in August is one of many events it has had to cancel. [/p][p]The Railway has also had to adapt their annual ‘Track Trek’, a sponsored walk along the line to raise much needed funds to keep the charity going. This year they are holding a ‘Virtual Track Trek’ and I shall be taking part.[/p][p]The challenge is to walk the equivalent distance between Sheffield Park and Horsted Keynes Stations, 4.5 Miles, on Saturday 27th June. Living in a rural location, I shall be conducting my own ‘Trek’ along local footpaths, maintaining a safe distance from people at all times.[/p][p]As many of you know, The Railway means an awful lot to not just me, but many people in both Sussex and across the country, and without vital donations it really is in danger during these difficult times. If you can donate anything at all I would be very grateful. I shall be posting over my social media on the 27th June so you can all see me completing my ‘Trek’.[/p][p]Thanks for taking the time to read,[/p][p]James[/p][p][br][/p]

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Jul 4, 2020


Sorry for the delay in donating! Well done James, great local cause!

Jun 26, 2020




Jun 26, 2020


You go little guy!!!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Jun 26, 2020

Robert Hayward

Happy trekking.

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Jun 25, 2020

Gavin B

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Jun 20, 2020

Tom J

Best wishes James - hopefully we can meet up soon.

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jun 12, 2020


An honourable effort for a great cause. Thank you for taking your time to help our Railway keep going.

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Jun 8, 2020

Mum and Dad

So many memories we have of the Bluebell Railway Well done James xx

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Jun 7, 2020

Jordan S

proud to be donating! as you have said, the bluebell railway is a huge part of sussex and it’s amazing what you’re planning to do james!💛

Jun 7, 2020