Dorset Cyclists Saddling Up for Charity
10:00am 11th September 2013
A John' o' Groats to Lands End cycle ride's underway to raise funds for Fortuneswell Cancer Trust.
Five paramedics... calling themselves 'Two men and a Little Lady', on bikes with two support drivers, set off yesterday, hoping to reach the tip of Cornwall on Sunday the 22nd of September.
Natasha Gibson, a paramedic accompanying the team on its 874 mile trek, says the trust has helped members of her family.
Fortuneswell Cancer Trust works with the Dorset County Hospital and has helped finance the new chemotherapy unit, assisted with financing the Fortuneswell Ward for cancer inpatients and contributed to the new digital mammopgraphy scanner.
There will also be a fundraising charity ball onNovember the 16th at the Hotel Rembrandt in Weymouth.
To donate to the cause go to their just giving page http://www.justgiving.com/2013twomenandalittlelady