4 Ways a Family Day Out Can Strengthen Your Family Bond

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The benefits of a break are simple but effective. Here are 4 ways a family day out can strengthen your family bond. 1. There’s plenty of time for you to talk to each other And we mean really talk. A dedicated day out can seriously improve communication within your family unit. And whilst we can... Read more »

Summer Fundraising Ideas!

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As the summer holidays are well and truly in full swing, why not make the most of the longer summer days by giving some of our fundraising activities a go. They are fun activities to get all the family involved with and raise some money for a worthwhile cause at the same time! 1.Host your... Read more »
Becky Bettesworth Cornwall Print

Win a signed Cornwall print by Becky Bettesworth

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Earlier this year we were on the hunt for an image to support our North Cornwall walk for Seaside Walk Week when we came across the work of Becky Bettesworth. And stopped there! Her beautifully crafted vintage style posters, inspired by the loveliest coastal towns and beaches in the South West, effortlessly evoke the unrivalled... Read more »
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The Mental Health Benefits Of Holidays

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“What we’ve long known anecdotally, we will now prove through authoritative research: travel has a positive effect on health, relationships, business performance and the well-being of communities.” Roger Dow, president and CEO of the US Travel Association. It’s no secret that getting away from it all, even for a couple of days, can do wonders... Read more »

Win a Higgidy picnic for Seaside Walk Week!

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Hurrah! This week is National Picnic Week (16 – 25 June) which just happens to coincide with some of the most glorious weather we’ve had all year! We’ve teamed up with our friends at Higgidy to give one lucky supporter the chance to win a Higgidy picnic to take on Seaside Walk Week. Seaside Walk Week This... Read more »

Sign up for an event this World Running Day!

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Celebrate World Running Day (7th June) with us and sign up to take part in one of our mass-participation events! Are you motivated to set yourself a new running challenge? We are currently recruiting for 3 of the world’s most sought after running events. Read about the events below…   Simplyhealth Great North Run –... Read more »
Loop the loop

Dave takes on a loop the loop flying challenge!

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At the weekend, our supporter Dave took on a sky-high challenge in aid of our charity! Let me introduce myself, my name is Dave Parker and I don’t like flying. The day has arrived, its 6am and I haven’t slept a wink. The reason, today is the day I will be doing a loop-the-loop as... Read more »
Holiday Autos

Holiday Autos donate £1 per booking during April sale

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Holiday Autos believe that happier holidays make happier homes and their goal is to provide the best possible holiday experience. We couldn’t agree more! We were naturally delighted when Holiday Autos became a supporter of the Family Holiday Association, and even more so to be benefiting from their April sale (details below). For many British... Read more »

Marc is ready to tackle his 20th London Marathon!

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With the marathon just over a week away, Marc, our team Starfish runner looks back on the past 20 years of running in the London marathon! It’s 6am, Sunday 21st April 1996, and my mate Pete and I are seeking warmth in the waiting room of London Bridge train station. Having been out in town... Read more »

Easter Fundraising Ideas

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The days are getting lighter, the daffodils are beginning to make an appearance and we all have a new-found spring in our step which means Easter is just around the corner! Easter is an egg-cellent time to leap into action and take part in some fantastic fundraising activities. Have a look at our suggestions below:... Read more »