West Suffolk College gets into gear

West Suffolk College gets into gear

A team of ten intrepid cyclists from West Suffolk College completed the 45 mile Palace to Palace Challenge from Buckingham Palace to Windsor Castle in September, raising £1600.

The Palace to Palace Challenge is a fundraising event for the Prince’s Trust.

Team Captain Sherry Fry, Head of School of Participation at the College, said: “The atmosphere was fantastic as 3,000 cyclists took part to raise money for the Prince’s Trust.

“The West Suffolk Wanderers managed to raise a staggering amount of more than £1,600. This was a fantastic achievement.

“All the team had a great time and are keen to do it next year, hopefully with an even bigger team!”

Team West Suffolk Wanderers: Cyclists:  Staff members Sherry Fry, Michael Nelson, Angela Whatley, Angela Gant, Cathy O’Brien, Martyn Wagner, Ola Anderson, Peter Harbron, Tom Thirkettle and Apprentice Will Curtin.

Support team: Sharon Parmiter and Andy McGowan.

 The Prince’s Trust supports over 5,000 young people each year to help improve their life chances. The team of staff involved in the challenge are Further Education professionals who are also dedicated to helping young people raise aspirations and improve their life prospects.