East Devon gears up for driving challenge

PUBLISHED: 16:38 18 October 2011

Marie Curie regional events manager Jon Duckham and Deborah Birtwisle who is a community fundraiser joined forces with firefighters at Middlemoor to promote the Ladies' Driving Challenge at Westpoint on November 13. To join in the charity day go to the Marie Curie website or call 01884 703536. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shv 2172-41-11SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Marie Curie regional events manager Jon Duckham and Deborah Birtwisle who is a community fundraiser joined forces with firefighters at Middlemoor to promote the Ladies' Driving Challenge at Westpoint on November 13. To join in the charity day go to the Marie Curie website or call 01884 703536. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shv 2172-41-11SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

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Marie Curie Ladies Driving Challenge launch

WOMEN from across East Devon are gearing up to take to the wheel for the Ladies Driving Challenge in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care.

This year’s event was launched by firefighters from Middlemoor, Exeter, with the charity’s events manager Jon Duckham and community fundraiser Deborah Birtwisle.

The popular challenge attracts women from across Devon keen to drive large machinery such as fire engines, JCBs and double-decker buses.

The event is on November 13 at Westpoint, Exeter; 10am-1pm and 2-5pm.

Entry is £10, plus the charity asks for £100 in sponsorship. Contact the events team on 08700 340 040 or go to www.mariecurie.org.uk/en-gb/events/adrenaline-experiences/ladies-driving-challenge-devon-2011.

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