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Total raised so far

£1,734 by 52 supporters See breakdown

+£331 Gift Aid

Recent donations

1 week ago

Laraine Porter

£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid

Well done for the ride!

1 week ago

Chris Tyler

£20.00

So pleased to support such a good cause.

2 weeks ago

Anonymous

£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid

Well done Mike

2 weeks ago

Wayne Hill

£50.00 + £12.50 Gift Aid

Well done Mike, great achievement.

3 weeks ago

Teri Browett

£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid

Well done. I am very concerned about the Grantham canal. Swan muscles dying as well as other wildlife

3 weeks ago

Sue and Ken Hudson

£20.00

Well done Mike

3 weeks ago

Nikyla Manners

£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid

Well done Mike! 🎉🎉

3 weeks ago

Steve & Jane Kinoulton

£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid

Well done Mike!

3 weeks ago

Colin and Lindsey Elliott

£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid

Well done, Mike

3 weeks ago

Kamali Melbourne

£25.00

Mike Hill is raising money for The Grantham Canal Society

70atSeventy

Event date: 26th May 2021


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My story

Mike Hill is raising money for the 'STOP LOSING OUR WATER' campaign, in association with the Grantham Canal Society and Grantham Canal Water Restoration Group by cycling 70 miles from Kinoulton, around the Vale of Belvoir to Rutland Water using the canal tow paths where possible and back to Kinoulton. As it is Mike's BIG birthday, it's called 70@seventy.

All monies raised will be 'Ring Fenced' by the Grantham Canal Society for improvement work to achieve consistent water levels (STOP LOSING OUR WATER) to the canal at Hickling, Kinoulton and Owthorpe.


Thank you for checking out my page. Making a donation is fast, easy and secure thanks to Give as you Live Donate. They'll take your donation and pass it onto The Grantham Canal Society.

My updates

3 weeks ago

Completed the route yesterday, I did 70.4 miles to be precise. It was certainly worth the postponements as the weather was great for cycling, I even managed to speed up over the last 15 miles to make my mph look respectable on what was a 'very' undulating route around the Vale and Rutland as well as the canal tow path.

A massive thank you to everyone who has donated you have all been so generous and it means a lot to the Grantham Canal Water Restoration Group and the Grantham Canal Society.

The Give As You Live 70 At Seventy site will be open for a few more weeks for anyone still wishing to donate.

Again Many Thanks

Mike Hill

3 weeks ago

Well, in spite of the weather forecast for today (26th) showing mostly dry, it's not stopped raining !!!. So, the ride will definitely be Thursday the 27th, the forecast is good, no rain, very little wind and warm, really looking forward to it after so many weather related postponements

1 month ago

Well, the weather has certainly been against me, with rain forecast every day, I am trying to find a day with no rain, not a lot of fun cycling 70 miles in the rain ?.

In view of this, I have postponed the ride until the 26th May, the long range forecast indicates a rainless day, I am hoping it is accurate.

1 month ago

A Big thank you for all your generous donations and a Happy Birthday to Tim McEwan, also reaching the grand old age of 70.

Some of you will be aware of the Parkside Angling Club who fish and take care of the canal between Vimmy Ridge and Owthorpe, the lack of water and fish !!! means that they will no longer be our guardians on that part of the canal, what a great shame.

It's not too late to donate, 70atseventy will be open for donations until the 18th June, so please encourage all your friend and neighbours.

I'm very much in training with a number of 50 mile + bike rides under my belt, not easy with the rain and cold north easterly winds, so hoping the 19th May will be a little warmer without the winds.

1 month ago

Due to family commitments and covid restrictions, the date has now changed to the 19th May.

Mike Hill is fundraising for

The Grantham Canal Society

Charity number: 507337

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