Wisbech duo to cycle 125 miles and scale mountain in aid of Trinity Methodist Pre-School

10:04 17 June 2014

Charity cycle and scaling Nevis. Left: Scott Summers, Sandra Burlingham and Sam Rose. Picture: Steve Williams.

Charity cycle and scaling Nevis. Left: Scott Summers, Sandra Burlingham and Sam Rose. Picture: Steve Williams.

Archant

Two parents are doing gruelling charity challenges on the same day to raise funds for a pre-school.

Charity cycle and scaling Nevis. Left: Scott Summers, Sandra Burlingham and Sam Rose. Picture: Steve Williams.Charity cycle and scaling Nevis. Left: Scott Summers, Sandra Burlingham and Sam Rose. Picture: Steve Williams.

On July 27, Nestle Purina worker Scott Summers, of Wisbech, will take part in the second annual Circuit of the Fens, a 125 mile cycle race around Fenland.

While he is pedalling furiously, family friend Sam Rose, of Wisbech, will be scaling Ben Nevis.

The pair hope to raise funds to pay for new toys and books for Trinity Methodist Pre-School in Wisbech, where Scott’s son Archie and Sam’s daughter Maisie are pupils.

Scott’s wife Kim Summers said: “After a bad sporting injury, Scott has had an ACL reconstruction and eight operations so it will be quite a challenge.

“The money he and Sam raises will go on buying equipment for the school.”

Sponsorship forms are available from Trinity Methodist Pre-School, which is open from 9am - noon Mondays to Fridays. For more information about the pre-school go to www.trinitymethodistpreschool.com or e-mail trinitympreschool@hotmail.com

More news stories

11:35
Marshland St James hosted its village fayre, and villagers were asked to bring items to donate to the families affected by the house fire in the village. Samurai Karate school. Picture: Steve Williams.

A community has rallied round to support two householders whose homes were destroyed in a fire by donating money raised from a village fair.

40 minutes ago
14 year old Madison Collins had her hair cut for Little Princess charity, By top stylist Stephanie Wright at the Heaven hair studio March, Picture: Steve Williams.

A schoolgirl has raised funds for a children’s charity and had her hair cut off to make a wig for youngsters who have lost theirs through cancer.

10:32
Mitch is reunited with Maddy Vallance. Picture by Kath Sansom

There were happy tears in the home of a March family when their much loved dog Mitch was found 25 miles away after going missing almost five months ago.

Saturday, April 25, 2015
Cllr Peter Lagoda.

A UKIP county councillor – and one time Conservative borough councillor- suspended by his party after being found guilty of benefit fraud, has quit.

Most read stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Wisbech Standard e-edition today E-edition