A campaign to help a ‘wonderful’ wheelchair athlete from Heanor with his dream of competing in the Paralympic Games in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, has been launched with a sponsored ‘Fit-a-thon’ at Aldercar Community Language College on June 23
Phil Hogg, a world class wheelchair racer, needs a specialist hand-cycle so that he is in with a chance of winning a medal in his class at the 2016 Games.
The Aldercar event costs £10 to take part. Sponsorship forms are available from Phil Coker on 07569472052 and www.ambervalley.info/eventdetail. Spaces are limited and places must be booked in advance.