Fundraising in 2016


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Open Studio

Pam Furby's Studio in Newmill was open on Sunday 6th November.

£172 was raised for ACE funds.

Sponsored Walk Along the River Test


Marion Brockett has walked 25 miles along the River Test 3 times before and each time she has raised funds for ACE.

This year she completed the walk on 9th October. You can visit her fundraising page by clicking here

The event is organised by The Rotary Club of Romsey and 20% of the money she raises will go to their charity fund with 80% coming to ACE.

So far she has raised £135 plus Gift Aid on part of it.

London Triathlon


On Sunday 7th August Casey Stroud competed in the AJ Bell London Triathlon to raise money for ACE.

Casey is the son-in-law of ACE trustee, Judith Nicholls. His wife, Charlotte Stroud, who has visited the ACE schools in Uganda, ran the London Marathon for ACE last year.

This was his first triathlon and involved several months of intensive training

His support team of friends and family were there to cheer him on.
Casey completing the swim......
......then the bike ride......
......finishing with the run.

Casey with Charlotte after the event.

He was well inside his target time of 3 hours, completing the course in 2 hours 37 minutes.

He set a target of trying to raise £500 for ACE but exceeded that, raising £961.

Newmill Open Gardens 2016


The twelfth Newmill open Gardens event was held on 3rd July. Nine gardens were open, two of them new ones which have not opened before.

Cornish cream teas were, as usual, very popular. There were lots of stalls and a large raffle of cushions.

Blazing Hearts Chorus and Pensans Morris performed in the gardens during the afternoon.

By the end, ACE funds had been boosted by £3,323.





A great concert took place at The Acorn theatre in Penzance on 3rd June. It was very well attended and very enjoyable and it raised £430 for ACE funds.

Lunch in Scarborough

On Wednesday 11th May, Val Humphreys held another successful lunch at her home.

The proceeds of £480 are being split between ACE and Val's continuing personal sponsorship of Denis, who is a medical student in Kampala.

This picture shows Denis in the hospital radiography department.


London Marathon 2016

ACE was successful in the ballot for places in the 2016 London Marathon which took place on 24th April.

Our runner wasGeorge Pye, one of the sons of Ian and Janet Pye. Janet is an ACE trustee and runs our Sponsorship Scheme.

George has raised over £2,200.

Dog Show


A Novelty Dog Show, in aid of ACE, took place in the Community Hall at Marazion on Sunday 28th February.

There were refreshments, a bookstall and a tombola and £380 was raised for ACE funds.



For details of our fundraising in previous years click -

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