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Eastnor Three peaks Challenge

Well that’s all three peaks done. A gruelling but great three days of walking, scrambling and climbing. Thank you to all those that have sponsored us and all those that are going to sponsor us. The three charities will be so grateful that they will be able to help so many people in the hardest of times. Read their story here

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Ian Pritchard Arrow Lodge 100 Burpee Challenge poster

Ian’s 100 Burpee Challenge

Ian Pritchard from Eastnor Lodge has set himself a tremendous challenge between the 1st March and the 8th June. He will be attempting to complete 100 burpees a day for 100 days. There are two things close to his heart, pushing himself physically and raising money for charity. The Teddies for Loving Care initiative provides unique cuddly bears to Accident and Emergency departments for medical staff to give at their discretion to young children. The bears are used to calm

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SQ Cycle Challenge Team Tony Shaw Any Cartwright & Craig Shaw -V3

Little & Large Cycle Challenge

The Little and Large Cycle Challenge is a sponsored cycle ride from Land’s End to John O’Groats between 28th April and 8th May 2023 in aid of the Herefordshire Masonic Charity Association (HMCA) The riders are Tony Shaw, Andy Cartwright and Craig Shaw. The support team are Aki Atkinson, Dave Shaw and Tony Lewis, with medical support from Andy Thurgood. As you can imagine, it’s not just as simple as jumping on a bike and off you go. Training has

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Jed Watkins Ironman race v crossing the Finish Line - Sq photo

Jed’s Ironman Race

Jed wanted to help his local charities and also the MCF by taking part in the Frankfurt Ironman Mainova Triathlon. The event entails Swimming 3.8 KM, Riding 180 KM and Running 42.2KM. This is his Ironman story of how he made it through the event. We knew from the weather forecast that it was going to be hot in Frankfurt, but we weren’t quite prepared for the 34’c + heat in the days running up to the event. To cut

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Dave Gwynne in the bunker

Golf Report

The team hosted our second match at The Bell Hotel and Country Club better known as The Forest of Dean Golf Club, against Gloucestershire Golf Section, now if you haven’t had the pleasure of playing this course it is well worth a visit, the last time I played there was many years ago, and the changes made to the course have in my opinion made a very big different with some challenging holes and open fairways to suit all golfers.

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Have a Go at Clay Shooting

The Caeruleum Club invite you to join with them for a fun days Clay shooting. 10:00am Saturday 23rd April. No experience needed. The event will be hosted by HS Activities, who run clay shooting experiences for all abilities. They will provide shotgun, cartridges and insurance, all for £30pp. Location will be at Lowe Farm, Hereford, HR2 8DG. Use the app what3words and type in shipwreck.womanly.rating. See you there. The day will be a fantastic day out for all the family.

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General group shot of mourners attend the memorial service at St Martins Church

Ride of Respect – four veterans

During the month of August, a team of four veterans of the Falklands war rode around the UK by motorbike visiting the graves and memorials of men who lost their lives in the Falklands war in 1982. A total of 2600 miles in 15 days, visiting over 80 graves and memorials of the war. The team had several aims, to promote: Remembrance, Respect, Awareness and Support. They wished to The team had several aims, to promote: Remembrance, Respect, Awareness and

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Golf Hole Green

Golf – Success in South Wales

Match Report by Des Watkins, Society Captain.Pictures by Michael Holland, Society President. South wales provincial golf tournament Ten players from the Herefordshire Provincial Golf Society were really pleased to be invited to play in the South Wales Provincial Golf Tournament at Coed y Mwstwr golf club in Bridgend. With the sunny weather, good company and the course in excellent condition, the teams had a great day. In addition to a great welcome from our hosts and club staff provided fantastic

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Eastnor Lodge members cycle coast to coast for charity

Four members of Eastnor Lodge have completed the Coast to Coast Cycle Challenge in aid of three local charities. This is a demanding route of 135 miles, to be covered in three days, starting in Whitehaven, Cumbria and ending in Sunderland, taking in the Lake District, Eden Valley, the Pennines and Northumbria on the way. they followed the tradition on the route of dipping their tyres in the Irish Sea at the start, and the North Sea at the end.

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