Funding boost for ice skating duo

Cllr Ken Wyatt and Carol Andrews, Secretary of Swinton Sports & Health Group, present a cheque for �250 from the group to talented ice dancers Eleanor Hirst and Jake Fearnley.
Cllr Ken Wyatt and Carol Andrews, Secretary of Swinton Sports & Health Group, present a cheque for �250 from the group to talented ice dancers Eleanor Hirst and Jake Fearnley.

A talented ice dancing pair were presented with a cheque to help pay for their training equipment and competition costs.

A fundraising coffee morning was held in support of skaters Eleanor Hirst, of Swinton, and Jake Fearnley, from Bradford, who won a national skating competition last year.

The event was organised by the Swinton Sports & Health Group (SSHG) and held in St Margaret’s Church Hall. A cheque for £250 was presented to the pair by Carol Andrews, secretary of SSHG, and councillor Ken Wyatt.