Southport Hesketh Round Table Help For Heroes ‘Arctic Heroes Challenge’ February 22nd, 2013 admin Latest News Shares Comments Southport Hesketh Round Table last year had Help for Heroes as their main charity. All of the monies that were raised from the Firework and Bonfire went to the charity as did the money from other charity events. Part of the fund raising was to support the Merseyside Help for Heroes team in their Arctic Challenge and help raise a target of £25k for H4H Dave Snape, Chariman said: “we are proud to be associated with Help for Heroes, the work the charity does is fantastic and if we can help in any way we will go the extra mile” “The challenge is called the ‘Arctic Heroes Challenge’ and will take place in March 2013. It involves driving from the UK and crossing the Arctic Circle at 66 33’ 39” N in the northern region of Norway and pushing further north to reach Nordkapp (North Cape). This final destination is Europe’s northernmost point on land at 71 01’08”N leaving only the Svalbard Islands to separate us from the Polar Ice Cap in the Arctic Ocean and the North Pole itself. The challenge will take place at the most treacherous time of the year when temperatures are normally averaging minus 20deg Celsius. If that was hard enough we plan to wild camp on route as we make our way to the northern tip of Europe. We believe this challenge embraces the true spirit of true British adventure and will directly benefit real Heroes.” Remember where you read it first! OTS News Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected] – relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Onthespot – your online reporter www.onthespotnews.co.uk Do you have a story to tell? Please text or phone 07930717137 or email [email protected] Follow OTS (Onthespot) on Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Related Comments comments!