Dave Hitchen £500 Grant to Zappi Racing Team

Zappi Racing is lead by Flavio Zappi, an Italian ex-professional cyclist who now devotes his not inconsiderable energies to developing British riders at U-23, Junior & Youth level through a largely continental race calendars. Zappi Racing presented it’s new junior team in Oxford on Saturday 3rd December. The team includes Mark Donovan (National CX Champion…

£500 donated to 1st Kirkham & Wesham Scouts

1st Kirkham & Wesham Scouts is a long-established group, made up of circa 100+ members of boys & girls across Scouts, Cubs, Beavers, and Explorers. They are a very active group, participating in many sports, camps and voluntary / fundraising work. They are one of the only scouting groups in Lancashire, who camp under canvas for…

Fast Hitch Athlete Update – Abbie Dawson

Last May the Dave Hitchen Fund gave a grant to talented gymnast, Abbie Dawson. Abbie had successfully obtained a place on the Senior Womens Gymnastic Team and went on to represent Great Britain at the European Team Gymnastics Championships in Slovenia last October. Abbie already has a British Gymnastics gold medal and was hoping to also…

£615 to the 1st Oswaldtwistle Scout Group

1st Oswaldtwistle Scout Group is one of the oldest Scout Groups in the UK. They are a small but really active troop, taking part in activities such as building go-karts, helping out at nature reserves and taking part in pedal-a-thons. They actively fundraise to help keep their scout group going with things like bag packing at supermarkets,…

£500 donated to Broughton Primary School

This year the Montane Lakeland 100 competitors have raised in excess of £42,000.00 for Epic Kidz. The Lakeland 100 event has a huge and dedicated team of hard working volunteers and this year we have asked all of the checkpoint owners and checkpoint managers from the event to nominate a group or charity to receive an Epic…