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Thanking everyone for their amazing support for Ride+Stride 2016, John Pickthorn, our Ride+Stride organiser, said: “Whether you cycled, walked, sponsored someone, or opened your church and provided welcome refreshments, you have been amazing. Thank you for all your hard work. You have helped to save beautiful and historic churches for everyone to enjoy.” Stay tuned for news of our next Ride+Stride on Saturday 9 September 2017.

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The rain did not dampen the spirits of this team from St Barnabas’ church in Walthamstow.

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Congregation raises a cheer as Bishop presents the Cup to Kelvedon Hatch
Congregation raises a cheer as Bishop presents the Cup to Kelvedon Hatch
The Rt Revd Dr Laurie Green, acting Bishop of Chelmsford, has presented the Winners Cup to Kelvedon Hatch. The presentation marks the achievement of cyclists from St Nicholas' Church, Kelvedon Hatch, in making the largest single contribution to the 2009 Ride & Stride - £2,359. The presentation took place on 2 August 2010 at the church.

 

In the picture from left to right are Fiona Nelmes (Organiser of the Ride & Stride), Chris Jardine, Ride & Stride 2009 winner, from St Nicholas? Church, Kelvedon Hatch), Rt Revd Dr Laurie Green (Acting Bishop of Chelmsford), Colin Brown (Ride & Stride 2009 winner, from St Nicholas? Church, Kelvedon Hatch), Claire Cottrell (Chairman, Friends of Essex Churches Trust). Not pictured: Hugh Gorton (Ride & Stride 2009 winner, from St Nicholas? Church, Kelvedon Hatch).

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