Busy time for fundraisers
Philip Gibbs set off at 5am in the fog on 11 September for the 55 mile London to Brighton cycle ride from Clapham Common. Philip did tremendously well, even managing to cycle over Ditchling Beacon on the South Downs, a notoriously steep and long hill, and has raised over £350.
Two weeks later Annie Harrington walked the Chiltern 50 through some of the finest Chilterns countryside, starting in Henley. Annie has been a patient at Paul Strickland Scanner Centre for 10 years and said that she wanted to take on this challenge to thank our staff for the skill and care they have always afforded her. Annie has raised over £900 so far.
Radiographer Chris Shepherd, our Clinical Project Manager, planned three years ago to achieve a long awaited dream of riding Route 66 on a Harley Davidson motorcycle The Covid-19 pandemic put paid to his original plans, but on 22 September Chris set off for Chicago to commence this trip of a lifetime. Although this was a self funded trip with friends, Chris chose to fundraise for Paul Strickland Scanner Centre while taking on this adventure.
David Simmonds CBE, MP for Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner, ran the London Marathon on October 4. On his Facebook page, David posted: “relieved to say that I made it to the finish line of the 2022 London Marathon, having been overtaken by a Gruffalo and a man carrying a fridge, after 06:34:48”. Well done David and thank you for raising almost £1,500 for Paul Strickland Scanner Centre.
On 11 October we were delighted to get back to Moor Park Golf Club for the return of our Bridge Drive after a break of over 3 years. A total 22 tables of bridge players took part and a fantastic £2,730 was raised.