Every year we face the same problem of unwanted Christmas gifts. Many presents are just right but others are often only used once, or sometimes not at all. Items like jumpers, socks, books, games and food items are high on the ‘get-rid-of’ list. Thousands of presents are soon likely to see the inside of a bin but what are your options? We take a look at our top 5 best ideas to deal with your unwanted Christmas gifts. Continue reading
The support people gave myself and my brother Piers for this challenge was immense and huge thanks to everyone for their moral and financial support. Below is a little insight into our journey from London to Paris with the British Heart Foundation.
In September last year, I announced that I would be cycling from London to Paris to raise money for the British Heart Foundation (BHF). Cycling with me would be my brother Piers Marks. Continue reading
Back in December we let you all know that Space Centre’s Lucinda Dangerfield is cycling from London to Paris in aid of the British Heart Foundation.
We last updated you on her training progress in March when Lucinda had just started cycling using clip in shoes and with just a few weeks to go, we thought we’d give you another update.
Firstly, the fantastic news that Lucinda and her brother Piers Marks who is cycling with her, have hit their fundraising target! A great achievement and so the pressure in respect of that goal is eased a little. But the huge task of the ride still lies ahead of them. Continue reading
Back in December we let you know that Space Centre Self Storage co-owner, Lucinda Dangerfield and her brother Piers Marks are doing a charity cycle ride and taking on the enormous task of cycling from London to Paris in aid of the British Heart Foundation.
At 3 months in and with just over 3 more to go until the actual leaving date, practice is going well. Lucinda is getting used to being in the saddle for longer spells of time and is making good use of technology to track her routes, distances and times.
The weather in the first three months of this year hasn’t been friendly. “I’ve been training in the horrible cold and wind and I’m covered in chillblains“ said Lucinda
“It does weird things to your ears; sometimes it means it takes a little while for my ears to adjust when I stop. You can’t hear properly for a little while” Continue reading
Space Centre Self Storage Co-Director Lucinda Dangerfield is taking on the London to Paris Bike Ride in July 2016 in aid of the British Heart Foundation.
Cyclists of all abilities will be taking on the challenge of completing the 400km ride in just 3 days, cycling from central London to the Eiffel Tower.
Lucinda won’t be alone though. She is being joined on the ride by her brother Piers Marks who owns and runs Stroud based engineering company Northsound Ltd, as well as a host of other riders. Lucinda openly admits that this will be a huge challenge for them as neither of them currently do a huge amount of cycling. But they are determined to meet that challenge and raise funds for a great charity whose research has helped save the lives of thousands of people. Continue reading