Baring their soles for hospice

CHARITY work is never easy but more than 30 intrepid volunteers put their heart and soles into raising money for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW).

A total of 34 participants braved the rain to walk bare foot over hot coals at Charlton Farm in Wraxall.

Each of them completed the five-metre firewalk, raising more than �6,000 in the process.

Jen Waldron, CHSW events fundraiser said: “We would like to say a huge thank you to all our brave firewalkers.

“The rain didn’t dampen spirits and the atmosphere on the night was great.


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“Everyone who took part should feel very proud knowing that they have not only faced their fears but also helped raise a fantastic amount of money.”

Live drumming and fire throwing performances were also held to create a carnival atmosphere on October 9.

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