Published: 08:00, 28 April 2014
| Updated: 09:52, 28 April 2014
Downing Street welcomed the boss of a Kent estate agent in thanks for a series of mammoth cycling, swimming and running efforts planned for charity.
Ward & Partners managing director David Lench and his wife Vivien were welcomed by Samantha Cameron at No.10 on behalf of children’s charity Action Medical Research.
The Faversham-based company donated more than £30,000 last year and plans to raise more than £100,000.
In June, 88 three-man teams from the firm and other companies within its parent group Arun Estates will compete in the Blenheim Triathlon.
As well as meeting the Prime Minister’s wife, David and Vivien also met broadcasters Fiona Bruce and Davina McCall, the latter preparing for a 1,000-mile bike ride from Lands End to John O’Groats in September.
Action Medical Research’s head of relationship fundraising Toby Tennant said: “We are incredibly grateful for all the amazing support we have received from Ward & Partners and the rest of the Arun Group over the years, and we wish David all the best for his epic ride in September.”
Arun Estates has donated £9m to good causes over the last decade.
From academic achievements to engineering accolades and new facilities, Kent College offers students an outstanding school life.
Enter this month’s competition and you could win a luxurious return crossing!Sponsored editorial
There's no uniform or bells and students and staff are on first name terms. School life at Rochester Independent College is unique.
Every morning at 10am we play you an hour of tunes from the 90s. We call it, #WeLoveThe90s.
Play 'Say It' with Garry and Laura on kmfm Breakfast and you could win £1,000!
Wake up to kmfm Breakfast with Garry and Laura - it's Kent's alarm call.