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Grandfather to run Yorkshire Three Peaks for refugees

Veteren runner Chris Beesley from Settle celebrated his 67th birthday by taking on the Yorkshire Three Peaks.

In so doing, he has raised a whopping £1240 for ReSETTLEment Community Sponsorship group, to help bring a refugee family from Syria to come and live in Yorkshire.

The thought of people being forced and bombed out of their homes is abhorrent, and I asked myself, what can I do," he said.

"I can run and raise money so that a family from a refugee camp can be given the chance and all the help they will need to start a new life here in Settle”.

Read the full article in The Craven Herald

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Posted on 21 Jan, 2019