Entries by Alan

#256CHALLENGE runners raise over £6500 for M3

A GRUELLING 31-day 256-mile running challenge has been completed by Project Manager Alan Dorrington and it raised over £6,500. Two friends joined him on the distance: Dave Haygarth, from Helmshore, and Dean Pointer who completed his runs in the Norwich area. An injury forced Prestwich runner Jason Miles to cut short his 256 challenge. In […]

A successful Christmas Appeal for M3 Project

Throughout the month of December, a great number of individuals, businesses and organisations supported our Christmas appeal and helped us to raise the grand total of £2989.42! Rossendale Methodists supported us with carol singing at Asda and raised £264.56, the pupils of YR8 at Fearns Community Sports College got stuck into the JJOrmerod Challenge and […]

Cuts to M3 Project’s funding in 2017

Lancashire County Council has recently confirmed proposals for further budget savings totalling £65m over the next 2 years, in addition to budget savings already announced earlier this year and previously. A number of services provided by the Council will be affected, including the Supporting People (SP) funding programme providing housing support to vulnerable groups across […]