AN INTREPID team of fundraisers gearing up for a 26-mile walking challenge have won the backing of a local firm.
NOVA, based on the A45, has helped to provide a van for the team of 10 from Daventry who will be doing the Three Peaks Challenge.
Ian Thompson, 56, from Kingsley Avenue in Daventry, is organising the challenge at the end of October in aid of Help For Heroes.
The challenge involves climbing the tallest mountains in Scotland, England and Wales (Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon) in that order, within 24 hours.
The total distance walked will be 26 miles, and the total ascent 9,800ft.
For anyone wanting to sponsor the team visit www.bmycharity.com/ianthompson1, or sign sponsor forms at the Daventry Express offices in High Street, Daventry, or at the Braunston Village Store.