Let’s go into the summer inspired to do more

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Hi everyone, Well, there goes another bank holiday weekend. No more long weekends for a while, but the summer is rolling in. And as we creep into May it means we’re barely 2 weeks from the Best of Kendal Mountain Film Festival 2017 at the Royal Geographical Society. This year’s film line up contains a […] Read more »

Donate your kit with eBay

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For several years Porter Progress UK have been collecting outdoor clothing and equipment from our supporters from all around the UK and Europe to redistribute to the Mountain Porters, primarily through the clothing banks we support in Nepal. The collections have been a huge success, with literally thousands of pieces donated to us. In the […] Read more »

Rebuilding Nepal – a long trek with many mountains to climb

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Yesterday another massive earthquake hit Nepal, this time with the epicentre in the Everest region. Our partner charity Community Action Nepal is feeding back information on what is happening in the communities with which we work. You can read more here: http://www.canepal.org.uk/. Regular supporters will know that PPUK runs a clothing bank in Lukla; at […] Read more »

Rebuilding Nepal – a long trek with many mountains to climb

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You have probably been following the tragic news from Nepal today and in recent weeks, and will be aware of the country’s dire need for support and aid. A huge humanitarian effort has now built up involving the UN, large aid organisations like Oxfam and Save the Children and many others. Nepal is a very […] Read more »

Earthquake in Nepal

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Our thoughts are with the people of Nepal suffering following the huge earthquake on Friday. We have had many enquiries and we are so thankful to say our Trustees (Denise and Tom) and colleagues (Medex and Everest Black tie Dinner party) who are in Nepal are safe, but such relief is linked with deep sadness […] Read more »

Black tie and crampons on Everest

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   What’s the highest you’ve ever had dinner? Pretty high altitude we’re guessing for some of you. But how about the highest you’ve ever had a Michelin Star dinner? Some of PPUK’s supporters are taking on a pretty exceptional challenge to help Community Action Nepal (CAN), the charity with which we have such close ties, […] Read more »