Category: Charity

February 5, 2016 Richard_calder No comments exist

Carolyn with John after completing the Great Yorkshire Bike Ride CLUBWOMAN OF THE YEAR : Carolyn Stead  Carolyn has been instrumental in increasing the number of female members in Calder Clarion from a handful in 2010 to 19 in 2015. Back in 2005 Calder only had a handful of women riding as “social members”. Now most…

October 23, 2013 Richard_calder No comments exist

Paul Wilson following Alan Sturgess & Paul Gittins in the 1972 Askern 3 up TT in 1972 My name is Solange Wilson and I live in Liversedge. I am asking if Calder Clarion can help me in any way. My husband was Paul Wilson who was a member of Calder Clarion, as was his father,…

August 18, 2013 Richard_calder No comments exist

No need to enter the Tour, just turn up and ride the regular Wednesday evening 10 on 21st August.Every rider, apart from receiving their normal 10 mile time, will be timed over the last 3.5 k from just after Ackworth Roundabout to the finish. That’s it. Stage 1 Prologue completed and you are in the Tour. Location…

May 26, 2013 Richard_calder No comments exist

Paul Frewin, a regular at the Summer Series 10 mile Time Trial is climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania in October to raise money two charities, Variety and the Yorkshire Ambulance Service. Rising majestically above the African plains, the 20,000-foot Mt. Kilimanjaro has beckoned to climbers since the first recorded summit in 1889. It is the…

July 11, 2012 Richard_calder No comments exist

The 14th July Saturday Health Ride will be an integral part of Wakefield’s  “Love Where You Live (LWYL)” Festival.   so why not “Join us to celebrate the great Wakefield outdoors” There will be two walks and and the cycle ride to choose from at  Anglers Country Park. Our normal guided cycle ride will be 13 miles and is…

July 6, 2012 Richard_calder No comments exist

Jean Burton waving, Elaine Kelly (on outside) and Helen Hinde  (at rear) on the hill up to Crake Helen Hinde riding away from followers onStillington Beacon The Great Yorkshire Bike Ride is one of the most popular and successful charity cycle rides in the country. Amongst the riders this year were Jean Burton, Elaine Kelly and Helen Hinde. The 72…

May 20, 2012 Richard_calder No comments exist

Carl Lindop 5th from right on back row and Garry Phillis 3rd from left back row. Calder’s Carl Lindop was one of sixteen Morrison Supermarket staff who cycled 236 miles from London to the firm’s head office in Bradford, raising £11,000 in the process. The 15 men and one woman undertook the challenge in aid of the company’s…

April 23, 2012 Richard_calder No comments exist

Weetwood Hall On Sunday 22nd April, Calder Clarion members rode a leg of the Yorkshire Parkinson’s Disease Support Group Relay to raise awareness of the Charity. Different forms of transport were used on the 23 legs of the relay with the bicycle nominated for the 13 mile leg from Wrenthorpe Park Wakefield to Weetwood Hall, Otley Road in Leeds …

November 25, 2011 Richard_calder No comments exist

Clarionistas, friends and family including children, enjoyed a fabulous Christmas Ball on 3rd December at Walton Community Centre where they joined other revellers in Ball gown, black tie, fancy dressor casual. Admission was free, and included a splendid free buffet and disco.  Calder members and friends enjoyed an evening with buddet, raffle prizes and festive fun at the Annual fundraising Christmas Fuddle at the Club Room in Ossett Town FC Social Club raising over £100.

October 28, 2011 Richard_calder No comments exist

Martin on his Epic Ride Martin Price completed his Epic Cycle Ride on Sun 6th Nov in aid of the Charlotte Booth Appeal Sponsor Martin Here The Ride Stats Charlotte Booth is the daughter of a very good friend of Martins. She was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 17.  Charlotte has completed all available treatment in…