Malcolm & Colin’s BIG bike ride

Days 7 09/11/19 WE DID IT…All 10 of us have completed the challenge safely. Poor Chris the most experienced rider was the only one to fall off, and he wasn’t badly hurt. Mally, in his words “smashed it” and was the entertainment of the whole of Myanmar…We all laughed, cried and sweated to the end, oh and panted up hills! I will be posting pictures on Facebook of the last 24 hours. Thank you for taking the time to watch the relive videos. See everyone soon. It’s now going to take us 2 days and 3 flights to get home....Malcolm & Colin’s BIG bike ride

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Malcolm & Colin’s BIG bike ride

Days 6 07/11/19We’ve had the latest check in from Colin… We our now on our last day cycling. It has gone soo quickly. Yesterday we rode 87 km,BIG hill and we saw elephants, a wolf( no pics) fighting cockerels and parades. All with rain thrown in. Colin xx And this was Malcolm’s check in… After 5 days of hard cycling , this morning for me was very, very hard emotionally , which made the riding very hard. But I got my shit together and finished very strong. This is what I’ve trained for a whole year for. This is...Malcolm & Colin’s BIG bike ride

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Notice of Annual General Meeting

EDP Drug & Alcohol Services, incorporated and registered in England and Wales (company number 2145656). Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Company will be held at EDP offices, 3rdFloor, Beaufort House, 51 New North Road, Exeter EX4 4EP at 17:00 on Wednesday, 4 December 2019 for the transaction of the following business: As ordinary business to consider and, if thought fit, to pass the following resolutions as ordinary resolutions: Ordinary Business To re-appoint the Auditors, Bishop Fleming and to authorise the Board to fix their remuneration. To re-elect the following members of the Board...Notice of Annual General Meeting

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Malcolm & Colin’s BIG bike ride

Days 3 and 4 05-06/11/19We’ve had the latest check in from Colin… Today was the longest and hardest day so far. We started at 8.00am and finished at 4.30pm. Starting at Mount Popa and finishing at the lakes.Thought of all the people in the spin classes and a big thank you to Emma, Jay and Cara for get me “challenge fit”. Also Jilan and Becky for my flexibility. Getting a beer now and sleep, to prepare for another 85km tomorrow. ColinxxMalcolm & Colin’s BIG bike ride

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Malcolm & Colin’s BIG bike ride

Day 2 04/11/19What a day, hot cycling, 34 degrees.We are having  trouble getting the garmin to connect so here’s some pic’s.Very emotional, after riding 78 km and seeing another beautiful sunset.This place is everything I hoped it would be. Mally is really enjoying the challenge. For me it is a very spiritual place and the light in late afternoon and early evening is wonderful. The pictures don’t do it justice.Another day tomorrow.ColinxxMalcolm & Colin’s BIG bike ride

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Malcolm & Colin’s BIG bike ride

Day 1 03/11/19 Hi lovely people,Well we made it , after 3 flights and 4 airports. This evening we went and saw the sunset at the world’s longest wooden bridge, spectacular . Then we picked up the bikes and we are all set for 6.00am tomorrow to start the challenge. Thank you everyone for your sponsorship. Temperature tomorrow set for 35 degrees…Goodnight xxMalcolm & Colin’s BIG bike ride

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Burma, Beards and Bike Rides

A father’s campaign to help people effected by substance misuse leads him to Asia  “I’m a Devon lad, with Irish parents, Scottish roots and a bit of a thing for Big Macs. How on earth did I let myself be talked into travelling to Burma and cycling through jungles and mountains?!” Last Sunday, surrounded by his friends and family, Malcolm Mccready watched as a year’s worth of beard growth fell to the floor. It is a happy, intimate moment, as his brother-in-law and cycling buddy Colin, gives him a close shave. But this is more than just a routine...Burma, Beards and Bike Rides

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Burma beckons in epic charity fundraiser

“It doesn’t have to end like it did for us” Malcolm McCready When Malcolm McCready learned about the death of his son from a drugs overdose he was paralysed by grief. But just over a year later and on what would have been his son Nathon’s birthday, he is battling his demons, pounding his heart and leg muscles and setting himself  the challenge of a lifetime – a 10 day cycle rude through the jungles and mountains of Burma. On May 13th 2018 Malcolm McCready’s world fell apart. He had a call from his daughter with news that no parent...Burma beckons in epic charity fundraiser

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27,000 Reasons for Nathon

In my own words… Malcolm McCready talks about his son Nathon and how his family tried to support him through his addictions “Then the anger would come, blaming myself, feeling useless and thinking what else could I have done – I don’t know, my heart and body aches.” Malcolm McCready Tell us a bit about you Hi, my name is Malcolm McCready and I’m 49 years old. I’m a plasterer by trade and also do any general building work. I’m married to Sally who I’ve been married to for 4 years, but together for 12 years. I have two...27,000 Reasons for Nathon

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Special news announcement from EDP Drug & Alcohol Services

EDP Drug & Alcohol Services has recently announced that its Chief Executive of eleven years, Lucie Hartley, is to stand down. The range and scope of the services and projects on offer means that it is now one of the largest charities in the South West of England. In response to the news Ian MacQueen, Chair of Trustees said; “EDP is greatly respected in the field of substance misuse and its reputation continues to thrive thanks to the focus, vision and value centred approach that Lucie brought to her leadership. She always put people at the heart of her decisions and...Special news announcement from EDP Drug & Alcohol Services

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