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Y.CO headnorth - an epic 100km trek to the North Pole

24/02/2015

In April 2015, a team from Y.CO, The Yacht Company, took on an extreme challenge for charity, Headnorth - a 100km trek from Barneo to the Geographic North Pole, the highest point on Earth at Latitude 90° north, all in aid of The Royal Marines Charity and The Lewis Moody Foundation.... Read more »

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TV presenter joins the Royal Marines for Arctic Training

17/02/2015

Presenter and comedian Alexander Armstrong has been given arctic survival training from Royal Marines cold weather experts on exercise in the freezing conditions of Norway. The Pointless star travelled to meet 3 Commando Brigade ahead of a bid to travel around the Arctic Circle and was given inst... Read more »

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Tetraplegic Dominic Lovett responds to pioneering technology

25/11/2014

Dominic Lovett broke his neck whilst training in Norway back in 2008 and as a result is a tetraplegic who can lift his shoulders but has no control of elbows or arms and so cannot feed himself or type. Tendon transfer treatment was not possible and therefore no conventional or NHS-funded treatmen... Read more »

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RMRIDE350- Close to £60,000 raised for the RMC

27/08/2014

After an epic event comprising of over 100 participants cycling a 350 mile journey, Warrant Officer Dug Hickin and his wife Kim presented a cheque to the RMC that shows just how worthwhile theirs and the riders’ efforts were. On Tuesday 26 August WO2 Dug Hickin and his wife Kim finished off... Read more »

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Royal Marines Rehabilitation Triathlon

02/07/2014

OVER 100 competitors took part in the second Royal Marines Rehabilitation Triathlon at Commando Training Centre in Lympstone. The event was organised by Physical Training Instructors at CTCRM for serving, injured military personnel and veterans and attended by Prince Harry as some of... Read more »

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2 Riders, 17 Days, 1700 Miles, 2 Great Causes

01/06/2014

Former international rugby player Paul Sampson has successfully completed his epic cycle ride in aid of The Royal Marines Charity and Marie Curie Cancer Care. Paul, along with Darren Kenny OBE, set off on the 1700 mile bike ride from Bradford on Thursday 24 April and arrived in Gibraltar on Sa... Read more »

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Widow of Sergeant Luke Taylor raises £1,965

13/02/2014

In 2014 Niki Taylor and friends Hollie Higby, Julie Saunders, Krista Geraty and Karen Harnott ran the Bath Half Marathon to raise money for The Royal Marines Charity to ‘give back’ for the support that she and her son received when her husband Luke was killed during a tour of Afghanistan... Read more »

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The Corps Rose

25/09/2013

On 9 June 2013, in the Woodlands Garden at 45 Commando RM and in the presence of his mum Sharon, the first official Royal Marines ‘Corps Rose’ was dedicated in memory of Marine Jonathan Wigley. The rose is named to remember the fallen Royal Marines in various situations around the... Read more »

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£10,000 raisied Lympstone to Arbroath Bike Ride

05/03/2013

Emma Young, who lives in Poynton, Cheshire completed a 580 mile cycle challenge in August 2012, travelling from CTCRM to RM Condor in aid of The Royal Marines Charity. Emma along with 3 other riders completed the charity event in 8 days averaging 75 miles per day. Emma decided to... Read more »

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In Their Father's and Brother's Footsteps

21/06/2012

On the night of 11/12 June 1982 two Royal Marines, Corporal Frank Spencer and Marine Gordon MacPherson of Zulu Company, 45 Commando Group, were killed during the night attack on Two Sisters in the Falkland Islands. From 12th to 18th May 2012 David MacPherson, the brother of Marine MacPherson, Mik... Read more »