Rob Downton

I'm fundraising for CALM

I’m walking against suicide.

In memory of my best friend, best man and Godfather to Lyla & Liam, James Grant who passed away in August 2017 - CALM do some fantastic work in supporting those that have lost loved ones to suicide and to help those in need.  Please give anything you can afford to support this vital cause.  

This October I'm taking on the Lost Hours Walk to deal with grief differently and defiantly, and to remember our sons, daughters, brothers, sisters, mothers, fathers, partners and friends lost to suicide.

Here’s why:

On average, 125 people take their own lives every week in the UK.

75% of people who take their own lives are not known to mental health services or have not been in touch with mental health services within the last year.

135 people are directly affected by every suicide.

We’re coming together across the country to send a message that that’s not ok. We’re taking to the streets, parks, pavements, public footpaths and promenades to walk against struggling in silence, against being alone, against living miserably.

Anyone can hit crisis point. CALM’s free, anonymous and confidential helpline and webchat are there for anyone who needs support. They’re open from 5pm-midnight every day. Just £8 is enough to fund a professionally-trained helpline worker to answer a call that could save a life. Your support will help fund CALM’s life-saving services when they’re needed most.

You can join my team or donate to my walk below.

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Saturday 26th Sep
Myself and Griffdog will be doing a 13 mile practice walk On Sunday 27th September in prep for the big one! 

Thank you to my Sponsors


The Punts

Good luck fella, we are all proud of you


Russell Downton

Well done and we hope all goes well. Mum and Dad.


Spencer Bunch

Good cause mate and happy to contribute x


Galoogian Classic

From a Tractor boy to a Canary with love. and if you're not down with that I've got two words for ya......Good luck


Stath & Nicol

An excellent cause, mental health is incredibly important and still doesn't get the attention it deserves. Hope you're well :)


Andrew Shelley

Walk strong Bud!


Alec Doran-twyford


Louise Jackson


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Jake Huggins

An amazing cause, wishing you the best


Hari Dupati

Good job Rob 👍




Chris Burazer


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Jessica Brett

You are walking for everyone who has lost someone and everyone still here and I thank you. My money is some of what I would've given my niece this Christmas and I really appreciate people like you who work towards stopping this terrible illness.


Liz Spurgeon

All the best mate! x


Donal Suter

Good luck Rob - great cause


John Ho


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Sandra Cooper

I hope this helps your pain of losing such a special friend x


Denise Hutchings

Good Luck




Shirley Ringer


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Darren Witham

Good luck to you all Rob, it's for a great cause.


Sue Collins


Nicole Silva


Robert Barker

Recneps. Good luck boys


Young Nancy Mcdonald

Very good cause, go smash it Downts


Max Awan

Great cause!