Minibus drivers needed to help Swaffham firefighters join charity three peak challenge

A team of Swaffham firefighters have appealed for two minibus drivers to help them take part in a 24-hour mountaineering challenge to raise money for charity.

The group are in training for the three peaks challenge, which would see them scale the highest peaks in England, Wales and Scotland in the space of a day in aid of the firefighters' charity.

However, their participation has been thrown into doubt because they have not found the minibus drivers they need to ferry them between Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon from June 23-26.

Swaffham firefighter Ian Womack said: 'I have tried to get a team together and raise money for a charity that's close to our hearts. I have managed to get everything and all we are short of is a minibus.'

He said the team needs two drivers with minibus licences, but if someone could let them use their minibus it would save them having to rent one.

The event will see about 50 fire station teams from across the UK compete in the event in aid of the charity, which helps past and present firefighters in need.

The team has missed the official deadline to register, but organisers have said they can still join if they can find drivers within the next two weeks.

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If you can help, contact Ian Womack on 07738 214080 or visit Swaffham fire station.

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