18 September 2013

The seven intrepid people detailed in a previous news item – ‘Next Step Challenge’ -have now set off on the trek of a lifetime to the Himalayas.

Himalayas Bye Bye

Six of the seven met at Wigan Railway Station on Wednesday 18th September on the first leg of a long and arduous trip to the Himalayan Mountains.  They were to be joined by the seventh member on arrival in London.

One of the group is Hospice Community Fundraiser Julie Houston, whose husband Steve is also joining the trek, along with Denise Atherton, Louise Atherton, Dave Hatton, Emma Poli and Judith Burke.

It is the first time any of them have undertaken anything of this nature.  There was a nervous excitement as they met on the railway concourse and left with a spring in their step…

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