Richard Huish College students on target ahead of London to Paris cycle

Josh Arnold and George Gilham.

Josh Arnold and George Gilham.

First published in News

TWO Taunton students preparing for the challenge of a lifetime have almost reached their fundraising target with two months to spare – but are still calling on you to show your support.

Josh Arnold, 17, and George Gilham, 18, who both study at Richard Huish College, will test their stamina with a London to Paris cycle ride in September – in less than 24 hours.

The pair set themselves a target of £2,800 - £10 for each mile they will ride - and have surpassed the £2,000 mark, which will be donated to Somerset Sight.

Josh said: "We’ve been thrilled with the support we received from both businesses and individuals. “We have had sponsorship and support from Samson Office Supplies, GA Helliar & Son, Carly Press and WPA - Porter Dobson and want to thank them for their generous support.”

To sponsor the duo, call Somerset Sight on 01823-366147 or show your support on Twitter @LondontoParis24

Alternatively, you can visit their fundraising page.

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