Fun Walk

John Baron MP congratulates Barrett Homes on its apprenticeship scheme on visit to Acacia Park Development

June 10, 2013
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John Baron MP congratulates Barrett Homes on its apprenticeship scheme on visit to Acacia Park Development

MP meets apprentices during site visit. On Friday, John Baron MP visited the new Barrett Homes development at Acacia Park, Broadmayne. He met with David Eardley (Managing Director, Barrett Homes Eastern Counties) to see how the development is coming along. John met with three locally employed apprentices, to see some of their work and...
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John Baron MP: Fun Walk attracts record numbers of walkers

May 20, 2013
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John Baron MP: Fun Walk attracts record numbers of walkers

MP thanks the family of volunteers, bonus pot sponsors and Barleylands Yesterday at Barleylands Farm the annual Fun Walk took place as usual on the Sunday prior to the Bank Holiday weekend. Nearly 900 walkers took part over two walks – the longer taking in the public footpath around Crays Hill, whilst the shorter...
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John Baron MP: Fun Walk on 19th May set to break all records

May 14, 2013
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MP: Photo-shoot with Bonus Pot sponsors at 12:45pm The annual Fun Walk will take place at Barleylands Farm on Sunday 19th May, kicking off at 12:00pm. The Bonus Pot sponsors have committed over £42,000 to this year’s walk. They play a crucial role in ensuring the walk goes from strength to strength. A photo-shoot...
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John Baron MP celebrates Fun Walk becoming a registered Charity.

April 18, 2013
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MP congratulates all involved in its successful past.   John Baron MP has had it confirmed by the Charity Commission that the Fun Walk’s application for charitable status has been accepted. The registered charity will be known as ‘The Fun Walk Trust’ and its number is 1151626. The good news has come in time...
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John Baron MP: Fun Walk Bonus Pot largest ever

March 22, 2013
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MP thanks sponsors and says Fun Walk set to break records   John Baron MP today announced the Fun Walk bonus pot had exceeded £42,000 and looks set to rise further as a number of sponsors have yet to decide how much they will contribute. Each year, the bonus pot pays out to the...
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John Baron MP: 2012 Fun Walk raises £100,000

September 14, 2012
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John Baron MP: 2012 Fun Walk raises £100,000

MP thanks bonus pot sponsors and volunteers  Today John Baron MP presented bonus pot cheques to the 100+ charities and good causes which took part in the 2012 ‘Jubilee’ Fun Walk at Barleylands Farm in May. Around £40,000 in bonus money was given to charities which had already raised £60,000 on the day –...
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John Baron MP: 2012 ‘Jubilee’ Walk best yet

May 28, 2012
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John Baron MP: 2012 ‘Jubilee’ Walk best yet

Largest number of walkers ever Yesterday at Barleylands, the 11th annual Fun Walk looks set to break all records, with the number of walkers and charities taking part being the largest ever. The Walk started in 2002, to celebrate the Queen’s Golden Jubilee, with just...
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John Baron MP: Op Note – Jubilee Walk, 27th May

May 25, 2012
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Photo-shoot with Bonus Pot sponsors at 12.45 The annual fun walk (renamed ‘Jubilee’ Walk in honour of HM The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee) will take place at Barleylands Farm on Sunday 27th May. The Bonus Pot sponsors have committed over £42,000 to this year’s walk. They play a crucial role in ensuring the walk goes...
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John Baron MP: 2012 Fun Walk to be renamed ‘Jubilee Walk’ in honour of HM The Queen’s 60 years on the Throne

May 18, 2012
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MP reflects on 10 years progress since the first Fun Walk commemorated the Queen’s Golden Jubilee in 2002  John Baron MP today confirmed that the 2012 Fun Walk will be renamed the ‘Jubilee Walk’ in honour of the Queen’s 60 years of dedicated service to this country and the Commonwealth. The very first Fun...
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John Baron MP: 2012 Fun Walk set to break all records

April 13, 2012
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John Baron MP: 2012 Fun Walk set to break all records

PRESS RELEASE MP says Bonus Pot already exceeds £40,000 John Baron MP today confirmed that the 2012 Fun Walk is lining up to smash all records. The Bonus Pot (donated by local companies and individuals) already exceeds £40,000 (last year it totalled £28,000) and could go higher. This money is shared out to all...
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