Portishead landscape gardener to run London Marathon for environmental charity

PUBLISHED: 14:00 27 April 2019

Simon Nolan is running the London Marathon for Tree Aid.

Simon Nolan is running the London Marathon for Tree Aid.

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A Portishead man hoping to support the environment will run the London Marathon on Sunday, with hopes of raising thousands of pounds.

Simon Nolan will tackle the 26.2-mile race for charity Tree Aid to support its efforts to plant greenery across Africa.

The former Gordano School pupil, who runs a landscaping business, has already raised close to £2,000 – and he hopes more donations will flood in over the coming days.

The cash raised will be used to fund a tree-planting project in Mali.

A Tree Aid spokesman said: “Simon is passionate about the environment and wants to be part of the efforts to re-green Africa.

“He's done an amazing job so far with his fundraising, mainly through family and friends, and some of his customers have also been very generous.”

To donate, log on to uk.virginmoneygiving.com/SimonNolan3

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