Three ladies from Tavistock organised a 5km swim at Meadowlands Leisure Pool last month, which raised more than £3,700 for the local charity Abbi’s Helping Hands. Meadowlands Leisure Pool donated a lane to the cause so that Lisa Piper, Vikki Smith and Jessica Barns, were able to swim their sponsored 5km, which they completed in […]
Parklands Leisure Centre in Okehampton raises money for charity
Members at Parklands Leisure Centre in Okehampton raised £100 for the British Heart Foundation during February, National Heart Month, by participating in a cycle challenge.
- Alun Williams, Charlotte Randor, James Myerscough and Rebecca Maltby successfully cycled 29 kilometres in 29 days to show their support for the charity
- The British Heart Foundation has gained support from thousands of people nationwide who raised money in a variety of creative ways including: red letter days, red Olympics and sweepstake events
- All the donations raised will be helping the charity continue to help prevent and cure heart disease
Jon Smith, Contract Manager at Parklands Leisure Centre, said:
The cycle challenge was a great success, and we are really proud of the members for the amount of effort they put in to raise as much money as possible.