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The Great Osprey Bike Ride

5 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]We are a team of staff and volunteers from the Rutland Osprey Project who have decided to match a short section of the Osprey's amazing 3000km migration by cycling from Rutland to Dover over three days - an average of almost 70 miles a day. We will need to train hard on our strength and stamina, but we already have our motivation.[/p][p]Over the past 3 winters the Rutland Osprey Project has visited The Gambia and set up the Osprey Flyways Project, an education initiative aimed at improving awareness to school children of the wide diversity of bird life their country supports and the economic benefits that it can bring. Volunteers and staff have visited several schools to talk about the Ospreys and other migratory birds that spend winter in The Gambia.[/p][p]The Rutland Osprey Project have already raised over £12,000 through a variety of fund raising activities. These funds have been used to purchase optical and computer equipment and hire local wildlife guide Junkung Jadama to co-ordinate the project in West Africa. The work has enabled students to learn about Ospreys and other wildlife and to link West African schools with schools in the UK.[/p]

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Dec 19, 2013


This is for a pledge I made on FB re Chris Wood's Rutland 2012 bird sighting - thank you

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Oct 14, 2013



Oct 1, 2013


Well done all of you. A great result.

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Oct 1, 2013


£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Sep 28, 2013

David While

Congratulations on the bike ride and for raising so much money.

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Sep 26, 2013


£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Sep 26, 2013

David Cohen

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Sep 25, 2013

Annie W & Linda H

Well done to you all. The achievement of this project so far is such a credit to you. Keep up the good work.. and thanks for all you do.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Sep 25, 2013


Well done to you all. How many times did you have to stop at Starbucks for Chris?

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Sep 24, 2013


Well done to all

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Gavin Young

Gavin Young

Chris Ditchburn

Chris Ditchburn

Lizzie Lemon

Lizzie Lemon

Tim Mackrill

Tim Mackrill

Michelle Househam

Michelle Househam