Norfolk fundraiser’s golf challenge for Macmillan

A charity ambassador who conquered Hadrian's Wall has swung into action for his next challenge.

Macmillan Cancer Support ambassador Andrew Hadley, 58, from Coltishall, along with his wife Di, raised �12,500 for the charity when they walked the 90 miles of Hadrian's Wall in September.

This year, Mr Hadley, together with three friends, will take part in Macmillan's Longest Day Golf Challenge.

Taking place on the longest day of the year, June 21, the challenge will comprise of four rounds of golf from day from dawn to dusk.

The team, named Norfolk and Good, will cover about 40 miles on foot and will start at 6am at Weston Park, near Norwich.

'Andrew and his fellow fundraisers commitment to this undertaking is extraordinary,' said Macmillan area fundraising manager Helen Chapman. 'We're overwhelmed by the generosity of those who supported him in raising �12,500 last year and for everyone willing to sponsor the golf team this year.'

All funds raised will got to Macmillan Cancer Support. Each year in Norfolk alone, more than 5,000 people are diagnosed with cancer.

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