Local Christian Aid news and supporter stories from Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and the Channel Isles.
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Church bells have been ringing out in a local village in solidarity with the city of Aleppo and those leaving in fear
A local woman from Tetbury is to run the London Marathon in the fight against poverty
Local runner Richard Yarwood is running the London Marathon in aid of the world's poor
Bath woman to walk over 1,600 miles to the Middle East in a pilgrimage of hope
Over £48,000 raised for Christian Aid emergency appeals in 2015
Intern Mel Beckerleg travels to Brazil in January to visit Christian Aid partners
13 August 2015: Our new booklet can be used as a series of Bible studies or in a small discussion group. Get yours today!
19 September 2015: marking Christian Aid’s 70th birthday a year after her own, Sue Pettit is making hard work of her celebrations.
5 August 2015: Supporters in Devon have raised over £800.00 - all while enjoying an evening of wine, cheese and dancing!
29 July 2015: Isle of Wight supporters raise £570 during Christian Aid Week.
April 2015: join us this Christian Aid Week and transform the lives of some of the world's poorest people.
March 2015: join our friendly South West team as a database volunteer.
It's time everyone paid their taxes – sign our petition if you agree.
27 January 2015: sell-out event challenges churches and faith communities to tackle climate change.
She's asking supporters to help Christian Aid deliver bundles of joy this year!
As the year draws to a close, one group tells us about their fundraising highlight of the year!
27 November 2014: the Rev Canon Nick Hay sang a nursery rhyme as he made the 100ft descent down the Avon Gorge!
Becki Hannam gets set to join the South West team this autumn.
August 2014: Rev Jeremy Brading surprised even himself by completing a 140-mile cycle ride from Guildford to Weymouth
8 July 2014: members lobby MP on climate change and tax justice issues.
Barton-on-Sea event raises record sum to support our work.
19 June 2014: last year, the Goldsworthy sisters sold ice cream for Christian Aid Week – this year they climbed Snowdon!
Imogen Hardman gets ready to inspire supporters in the South West.
28 May 2014: from cake stalls to Scottish dancing, supporters from Holy Trinity Church had great fun raising over £1,000!
22 May 2014: Isle of Wight supporters raise £450 during Christian Aid Week.
15 May 2014: supporters in Wiltshire take part in 70ft free-fall abseil at the start of Christian Aid Week.
9 May 2015: help fight poverty by joining us for a walk, cycle, skate or scoot along the promenade.
13 May 2014: nine teams battle it out for the title of the first Chandler's Ford Christian Aid football tournament.
Church leader seeks shelter in shepherd's hut in support of victims of violence.
7 April 2014: Supporters in Brixham raise over £1,000 for Christian Aid.
Supporters in Bristol and Somerset learn how our food choices have an impact on people and planet.
27 November 2013: 100ft church tower abseil raises over £2,000 for Christian Aid.
23 October 2013: Bristol coordinator sees hope and challenge in the Amazon
27 November 2013: walkers aged six to 76 take part in 11-mile sponsored walk.
October 2013: four Bideford churches host Safari Supper for Christian Aid.
September 2013: dare-devil supporter tackles England's longest zipwire to raise money for Christian Aid.
Keen sportsman Ben gets set to join the South West team.
August 2013: Christian Aid’s Dorset coordinator takes on 140-mile homecoming ride.
1 August 2013: Lily Lock's luck lands her the regional title.
July 2013: how one man exceeded his £10,000 fundraising goal with a solo expedition.
June 2013: the real Brazil comes to Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.
June 2013: supporters battle wet weather to celebrate Christian Aid Week in Hampshire!
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16 April 2013: bishops abandon mitres and don Lycra to raise funds and show solidarity with Christian Aid supporters across Wiltshire.
Local agencies and churches met at Bristol City Hall to launch the 'IF' campaign in the South West.
13 February 2013: Stephen Williams MP (Bristol West) takes our tax justice concerns to the top.
January 2013: volunteering opportunity - calling all local preachers!
Bristol & Swindon church leaders see the work of Christian Aid's goodwill ambassador on HIV & AIDS in Uganda
11 October 2012: Kea's 2012 Quizaid draws in teams of all ages.
3-7 September 2012: Christian Aid's Tax Justice Tour received an enthusiastic welcome in Bristol, Taunton and Salisbury.
8 August: Jane Hough from Winchester beats ski injury to raise funds for Christian Aid.
3 August: 10-year-old Chloe Sawbridge from Plymstock inspired to run half marathon by the Good Samaritan.
11 October 2012: latest update on Christian Aid supporter John Wilmut's 1,000 mile walk to help children in the world's poorest countries.
3 July 2012 - Claire and Sheila are winners in the Christian Aid Week West of England paper quiz 2012.
27 June 2012: Christian Aid's Director, Loretta Minghella, joins a celebration picnic to launch the Poverty Over exhibition at Winchester Cathedral.
22 June 2012: two mayors and a town crier joined forces in May 2012 to start the annual Newton Abbot Christian Aid Week sponsored walk.
22 June 2012: Jeanne Kamara from Sierra Leone pays a whirlwind visit to South West England during Christian Aid Week 2012.
19 June 2012 - Bristol's Renewal Choir release their new single, after a show-stopping performance at 'Change the world'.
18 June 2012 - the Bishop of Bath and Wells joins the Secretary of State to highlight the Church's vital role at the Rio+20 Earth Summit 2012.
May 2012 - once again this popular supporters' event in the West of England proved to be a success
April 2012: from Penzance to Portsmouth and many places in between, we’ve been meeting our supporters.
March 2012 - Wells MP Tessa Munt has raised questions with the Chancellor of the Exchequer about tax haven transparency.
March 2012: 29 Mevagissey supporters do sponsored laps around the Lost Gardens of Heligan to raise money.
March 2012 - Christian Aid West of England takes home silver at the Fairtrade business awards.
March 2012 - why not join Christian Aid West on Facebook and keep up with the latest news and events.
March 2012: Christian Aid Director inspires supporters to donate over £1000 at Isle of Wight talk.
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