Category Archives: Events 2015

High Sheriff of Wiltshire – Presentation Photos 11/12/2015

WE had lots of lovely friends join us at lunch today to see DASH & Hop Skip & Jump receiving their cheques.
Thanks to Lady Gooch, High Sheriff of Wiltshire & Nick Arkell for saying a few words .

& HOT NEWS – The Arkells men, namely Nick & George say they & other family members, that means James….. will run in the Swindon Cares 2016 1/2 marathon!! Get training…..

Cheque Handover on Friday 11th with the High Sheriff of Wiltshire

At lunch time tomorrow (Friday 11th December) at The Tawny Owl, The High Sheriff of Wiltshire Lady Gooch will be handing over cheques to our 2 Charities, Hop Skip & Jump & DASH in respect of our fundraising efforts in 2015.

Thanks to everyones help, Swindon Cares has raised a massive £18,609

This brings our fund raising total to £234,373

Swindon Half Marathon

Thanks to everyone who helped Swindon Cares yesterday at The Swindon Half.

Thank you to members of my Rotary Club for volunteering to run a water station, Jane, Ray & Pam for “running” the 5 miles. To Bill & Alfie for a magnificent 2 miles & the fabulous guys from Arval who ran the Half, plus Jane’s Boys including her son Chris.

So far we have raised over £2,700 for our 2 Charities.

Just brilliant. Thank you.

The Big Quiz Night was a success!

29 Teams took part in The Big Quiz on Tuesday evening, & helped raise £2,000 for our 2 Charities – DASH & Hope, Skip & Jump.

The winners were The Millhouse Warriors from Motorola Solutions with 129 Points, The Tawny Owl came second with 109 points & The Rotary Club of Swindon third with 107 points who were in a tie break with 108 sleeps til Christmas .

Thanks to everyone who helped & supported. See you in 2016

**UPDATED** Swindon Half Marathon – October 2015


Bill says we have 20 people entered into the Swindon Half Marathon , SOME 14 OF WHICH ARE ACTUALLY DOING THE FULL HALF MARATHON DISTANCE!
Which is very brave & they are all running for Swindon Cares –
Please try & support them raise lots of monies for DASH & Hop Skip & Jump


Swindon Cares are entering a team of runners. If you would like to run, & raise monies for our 2 charities DASH & Hop, Skip & Jump – email

or if you would like to support our runners, you can do so on…/SEQOL-charity-is-de…

swindon half marathon

Pub Rockin’ at The Sun Inn!

We had a really fun day at The Sun Inn at Coate yesterday with the pub rocking for Swindon Cares. Everyone was so friendly! Thanks to Bill & Caroline for organizing the Bands & the Bingo on Friday.We raised £740 for DASH & Hop Skip & Jump.