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Richard the Gardener and Team

2 team members

Challenge complete

Fundraising for this challenge has ended so we're no longer accepting donations. Thanks to everyone who supported this challenge.

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

Team story

[p][b]27 miles from Oxford city centre to Banbury via the canal! [/b][/p][p]Depression is something rather difficult to open up about, but a few years back when my mood hit rock bottom and I was left wondering if I wanted to carry on with life, I found out about Bridewell Organic Gardens here in Oxfordshire. [/p][p]With time and the support of the wonderful staff, volunteers and gardeners at this local charity, I was able to slowly open up and come to terms with my own depression and mental health. [/p][p]They gave me hope, my wife her husband back and my children their father. [/p][p]Like any small local charity, Bridewell relies on donations to help keep them running. They help people from all over the local area who find they are needing support with their own mental health. [/p][p]The gardens themselves are an absolute eden. [/p][p]Please, if you can help me support this amazing charity then you can do so by sponsoring me for my very long walk in May 2018. Or why not drop me an email via [url=http://www.richardthegardener.co.uk/]www.richardthegardener.co.uk[/url] and join me on the walk? We'll be taking our narrowboat with us on the day as a 'support vehicle' with toilet and refreshments aboard. [/p][p][b]Here are the people joining me so far! [/b][/p][p]Jackie MacKenzie (Refreshments)[/p][p]Bobby MacKenzie (First Mate)[/p][p]Fleur MacKenzie (Bosun)[/p][p]Martin Wainwright (Walker)[/p][p]Penny Wainwright (Walker)[/p][p]Lee Bolton Smyth (Walker)[/p][p]Dave Paine (Skipper)[/p][p]Darren Bert Friend (Walker)[/p][p]Robert Courts MP for Witney (Walker)[/p]

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Personal Challenge Date

19 May 2018



Penny and Martin on behalf of family

Well walked all! This donation was raised from wider members of our family. A great cause!



Ralph Raistrick

Very well done Richard, now you can those weary legs!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid


Rose Hallam

Well done!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid


Bastions Dream

Keep going Richard

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid


Arctic Rose

Don't get sunburnt mate!

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid


Amanda, Noah and Jemima

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid


Mr Ben

Good luck, Richard! Great cause! Money back if you don’t make it, so...

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid



Good luck guys!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid



Good luck, Richard!

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid


Lee Winter

Good luck!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Richard MacKenzie

Richard MacKenzie

Jackie Mackenzie

Jackie Mackenzie