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Message from our Chief Bale Stopper

Posted on 01/08/2015 by Bale Push Administrator in General News

This time last year I hadn’t the first idea of what I was letting myself in for – THE BALE STOPS HERE said my beautiful red T shirt – and when it came, I hadn’t ‘been there and done that’ yet – it was all to happen. So, dutifully did I turn up, with my husband who provided the necessary bulk and stability for the job, to discover what it was all about.

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DIARY OF A BALEMAN AGED 16 ¾

Posted on 31/07/2015 by Bale Push Administrator in The Bale Man General News

September 19th – A big day for the people of Scotland. Today was the day that Scottish citizens had their referendum. Although they voted to stay in the UK, the whole business has stirred things up in Cornwall. You’ll never guess what’s happened over at West Pentire. They’ve decided that they want their own referendum! They want to declare independence from Crantock. I wouldn't mind... But West Pentire is nothing like Scotland. Well there are a few chaps up there who wear skirts. I think that's just a weekend thing.

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JAMES BAYLEY AND THE JOHN O'GROATS TO LANDS END CYCLE CHALLENGE

Posted on 28/07/2015 by Bale Push Administrator in Charity Support General News

For the last three years the Bale Push evening has inspired people to undertake challenges which some folk would consider crazy and others just plain mad!! In 2012 we witnessed the Holywell SLSC 12 hour Bale Push in the Village Hall Playing Field for the Carly Taylor Trust, in 2013 the same group of men pushed the Bale for 24 hours around the Playing field and in 2014 James Bayley decided to undertake an intense challenge of cycling from John O'Groats to Lands End to raise funds and awareness for the MS Trust. However not content with just doing the 10 solo cycle ride he decided to include a bale push on the 9th day after an already long day cycling.

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The Big Bale Push 2014 smashes all records

Posted on 16/09/2014 by Bale Push Administrator in Charity Support General News Press Releases

A record number of teams raced huge straw bales around Crantock Village last Friday evening whilst helping to raise a record sum of money at a wonderful annual evening of fun and Fund-raising.

Crantock Big Bale Push hosted an incredible 146 teams of four of all ages, who all enjoyed competing with each other whilst raising a record amount for Charities.

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The Bale Man is Back

Posted on 11/09/2014 by Bale Push Administrator in The Bale Man General News

The giant Bale Man which was destroyed in a suspected arson attack has recovered well after a short stay in hospital. Yesterday he was seen hitching a ride to his favourite spot and will be on the move a fair bit over the next few days. Make sure you give him a wave if you see him!

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