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RAF Benevolent Fund - Falklands Yomp

Trustee, Mel Sims, took it upon himself to take part in a “yomp” to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund. The Falklands Yomp is a physically demanding 120km trek across difficult terrain –peat bog, tussock grass and rock, with winds in excess of 20mph.

The “yomp” took approximately 5 days and during this time Mel camped out, using sheep sheds and outhouses for overnight cover. Whilst it did not replicate the difficulties that the armed forces endure, it is a unique challenge that Mel did a fantastic job participating in.

We donated £10,000 to the RAF Benevolent Fund.

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