Top 10 books for outdoor enthusiasts

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We’ve heard stories of people running marathons on their balcony, round their gardens or climbing Everest on their stairs. If you’re missing the freedom and excitement of an adventure maybe pop your head inside a book and virtually follow someone else’s. Here are our top ten recommendations for outdoor adventure books to read during lockdown.  […]

Meet: eXXpedition’s Sally Earthrowl

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For the last five years, small teams of women have been sailing the world discovering the huge impact plastic pollution is having on our landscape whilst researching its effects on our health through the efforts of a Community Interest Company, eXXpedition.  Now their ocean mission is growing, and investigations are being made into the actions […]

And I will walk 500 miles

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This summer, 37-year-old Stacey Smithson from Monmouthshire is taking on a challenge to walk 900 km (or 559 miles) across the British countryside participating in nine Ultra Challenge Series events to raise money for mental health charity, MIND.   The Ultra Challenge Series is set of organised ultra-marathons in different locations including The Cotswold Way, the Jurassic Coast and the Lake District. Most people choose to do […]

How to Stay Safe During Winter Water Sports

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Written by Ashley Mann, Deputy County Commander – Cornwall & Isles of Scilly South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust. Forget sunbathing and ice cream headaches, water sports are something that can be enjoyed whatever the time of year and have become more increasingly popular through the winter months thanks to advancements in technology that […]

Christmas Presents for Water Lovers

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We’ve all got them – that friend or relative who posts a picture on Facebook at 7 am of them enjoying a SUP yoga session, whilst you’re enjoying a warm cuppa in your toasty bed.   So, what are the top ten Christmas presents for your crazy water-loving friends and family (and for you to bookmark on your partner’s tablet – […]