North Walsham driving duo complete 3,000-mile challenge for charity EACH

Jake Isbell and Harry Bird, both of North Walsham, took part in the charity drive spanning nearly 3,

Jake Isbell and Harry Bird, both of North Walsham, took part in the charity drive spanning nearly 3,000 miles to raise money for East Anglias Childrens Hospices (EACH). Here is the Ford Mondeo they purchase for £130. Picture: JAKE ISBELL. - Credit: Archant

A daring duo from north Norfolk hit the road across Europe in a car they purchased for just £130 to help raise money for sick children.

(Right to Left) Jake Isbell and Harry Bird, both of North Walsham, took part in the charity drive sp

(Right to Left) Jake Isbell and Harry Bird, both of North Walsham, took part in the charity drive spanning nearly 3,000 miles to raise money for East Anglias Childrens Hospices (EACH). Picture: JAKE ISBELL. - Credit: Archant

Jake Isbell and Harry Bird, both of North Walsham, took part in the charity drive spanning nearly 3,000 miles to raise money for East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH).

The pair travelled through France, the Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg, and finally Benidorm, in Spain, before returning and completing the final stretch of the journey in just over 24 hours.

Mr Isbell, is a self-confessed 'car-nut' and works for Lotus cars. He said: 'Thank you to every single person who has supported us through it all.

'We aimed to raise £600 but we are almost up to £2,000 and still counting.'


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They purchased the Ford Mondeo for £130 and added numerous gadgets, lights, and accessories, and sign-writing to promote EACH.

- To donate visit the Just Giving page www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Charitydrivetobenidorm.

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