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5 January - St Helena Hospice information evening


Come along to find out more about their fundraiser London to Paris 2017 ride.

St Helena Hospice are holding an information evening on 5th January 2016 at 6.30pm about their London to Paris Cycle Ride event between 18:30 - 20:00 at the Education Centre, St Helena Hospice, Barncroft Close, Highwoods, Colchester, CO4 9JU. 

For anyone interested in finding out more about the event from fundraising event organisers Skyline we encourage you to register to come along on the night.

Their events team and staff from Skyline who will be taking you on this amazing journey will be there to answer any questions you might have about fundraising, training, or the trip itself.

You can sign up on the night if you wish, you just need to bring your non-refundable deposit to take part. For anyone signing up on the night or in January, they are offering a split payment option as long as payments are made by the end of the month.

Participants must be 16 or over, and under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.

Visit their event webpage to find out more about the trip.

To register to come along to the information evening or to find out more about the cycle ride, please contact Sarah Phillips on sphillips@sthelenahospice.org.uk or call 01206 931468.

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