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‘Marksmen’ on target at charity quiz!

On Saturday 26th October 2019, over 100 enthusiastic quizzers took part in this year’s annual Quiz Night organised by the East Surrey Branch of the Motor Neurone Disease Association at St Mark’s Church Hall at Tattenham Corner on Epsom Downs. After eight challenging rounds of ten questions each, on subjects …

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Can you do it…? Volunteering with Citizen’s Advice

Anne does it on Tuesdays, and Philip does it on Wednesday mornings and Thursday afternoons. Tom does it on his day off from college where, as a recent law graduate, he’s taking the legal practice course. He thought it would look good on his CV, but he admits it’s been …

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Oakleaf Firewalk

Oakleaf Fire Walk. Last week myself and Sarah took part in the Oakleaf Enterprise Fire Walk. Not only was this a completely exhilarating experience it was also for a very worthy cause. I first heard about Oakleaf long before I worked at VantagePoint, a good friend of mine, her sister …

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Local Rotary Club donates £7,500 to MND Association!

The East Surrey Branch of the Motor Neurone Disease Association would like to thank all the members and supporters of Leatherhead Rotary Club who so generously supported them during the last Rotary year, which ran from 1st July 2018 to 30th June 2019. Altogether, a total of £7,500 was raised …

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Marksmen on target at Mayor’s Mega Quiz Night!

On Saturday 28th September 2019, over 150 enthusiastic quizzers filled St Joseph’s Church Hall in Epsom for a very special ‘Mayor’s Mega Quiz Night’. After five challenging rounds of fifteen questions each, on subjects ranging from ‘General Knowledge’ and ‘Current Affairs’ to ‘Food & Drink’ and ‘History’, together with a special …

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Sunday Roast hits the spot for local charity!

On Sunday 22nd September 2019, over 50 members and supporters of the East Surrey Branch of the Motor Neurone Disease Association attended a special Sunday Roast Lunch organised by the Branch at Surrey Downs Golf Club near Tadworth. As well as an excellent three-course Sunday lunch, courtesy of the golf …

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Potterheads aplenty at Dorking charity quiz!

On Thursday 19th September 2019, over 120 excited ‘Potterheads’, most in costume, filled The King’s Arms pub in West Street, Dorking to the rafters for a very special ‘Harry Potter’ Charity Quiz Night. After five rounds of ten questions each, on various aspects of the Harry Potter books and films, together …

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10 YEARS OF FUNDRAISING!

On Sunday 20th October Kelly’s Storage Charity Events will be holding their 10th annual fundraising run as well as a celebratory 10 mile Sunrise Walk. Kelly’s organise and pay for these events to raise money for Challengers, a local charity who provide play and leisure for disabled children and young …

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St Catherine’s Hospice Dragon Boat Festival returns with a splash!

St Catherine’s Hospice annual Dragon Boat Festival returned to Tilgate Park in style yesterday (Sunday 8 September), for a fantastic day of free family fun! Thousands of people turned out at Tilgate to watch 34 teams, made up of local businesses, battle it out to be crowned Dragon Boat Champions …

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Surrey family walk the 350-mile journey of late mum’s life

A father and his two teenage daughters from near Godalming completed an epic fortnight-long, 350-mile, fundraising walk from Hartlepool to Surrey via Oxford and London to raise money for the Motor Neurone Disease Association in memory of Keta Hansen, who died earlier this year from the devastating disease. Inspired by …

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Guildford Lions- Raft Race 2019

Long before I worked for VantagePoint I partook in the Guildford Lions Raft Race for several years. Some years with a lot more success than others, one year our boat started disintegrating as soon as we left the start line. For the past couple of years, I have decided to …

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Guildford Legal Walk for London Legal Support Trust

On a beautiful summer evening on 8 July, teams from many local law firms (all recognizable by their individual team t-shirts), together with members of the judiciary and voluntary services like the Citizens Advice Bureau, their children and dogs, all gathered outside the Guildford County Court ready to walk or …

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2019 Guildford Legal Walk

Julie West Solicitor is delighted to be walking in the 2019 Guildford Legal Walk on 8th July to raise funds for free legal advice in Surrey. Surrey has been recognised as a legal aid desert for all social welfare law where poor and vulnerable people have great difficulty gaining help with …

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Local charity says thank-you for street collection

  The East Surrey Branch of the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA) would like to thank everyone who so generously supported their collection outside the Sainsbury’s supermarket in Dorking on Saturday 29th June 2019. Altogether a total of £282.51 was collected, which will help the Branch continue its vital services to …

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