Paul & Andy’s night ride for the British Heart Foundation

Active’s Paul Gibson and Andy Mitchell are taking on another cycling challenge for charity this October.  This time the guys are cycling from Manchester to Blackpool, throughout the night to raise money for the British Heart Foundation (BHF).

The 54 mile cycling challenge starts at midnight from the Emirates Old Trafford Cricket Ground. From there they will cycle through the Lancashire countryside heading towards the famous Blackpool Illuminations, which will be left on all night exclusively for this special event.

The BHF raises money to fund research to keep hearts beating and blood flowing. Their vision is a world without heart and circulatory conditions like heart diseases, stroke, vascular dementia and their risk factors like diabetes.

The charity has helped halve the number of people dying from heart and circulatory disease in the UK, but sadly every day hundreds of people still lose their lives.

“Andy and I have both sadly lost close family members to a heart attack” comments Paul “earlier this year I lost my auntie and Andy’s dad passed away at just 43 years old; this is why we both feel passionate about raising money for this charity” .

If you would like to donate, please click here

Visit the Active website

Get in Touch

If you would like to find out more about how we can help you, please give us a call or drop us an email.

Phone Us Email Us
Keep up to date

Sign up to our newsletter to keep up with all things Active.

Active Spirit

“Having been a client of Active for many many years and have always been given great advice and direction. I am now looked after by Andrew. He has given excellent advice and service, continuing on the great work this company has always offered me. Always cheerful and helpful; a great asset to Active. I have no problem recommending him to other people.

Experienced Chartered Financial Planner joins the Active team

7th October 2019

We are thrilled to welcome Chartered Financial Planner, Andrew Haley to the Active team. Andrew has worked in financial services since 2011, as both a Paraplanner and Financial Adviser.  In…

How might Brexit affect my investments?

1st October 2019

With Director & Chartered Financial Planner, Paul Gibson. At present it feels like Brexit is the national obsession. News channels, papers and online media all compete for the most attention…

Active’s new recruit balances work and study

1st October 2019

Over the Summer, we welcomed Jessica Armstrong to the Active team as a Client Support Officer, following a six-month long project working with our MD Karl Pemberton through Teesside University’s…