Meadowlands Tavistock and Parklands Okehampton have joined forces with Okehampton Community Recreation Association (OCRA) to help local communities get fit and active and has donated £10,000 to support a variety of local community initiatives. OCRA offer a range of community sport, health and activity projects across the West Devon region The money has been donated […]
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.