Settle retailer takes on Three Peaks challenge

Staff at J W Garnett Electrical in Settle, north Yorkshire, will be taking on the National Three Peaks 24-hour challenge to raise money for Brain Tumour Research.

Starting on June 11, staff, family members and friends of J W Garnett Electrical will head to their starting point in Scotland to climb Ben Nevis (1,344m). On Saturday evening, they will be driven to the Lake District to climb Scafell Pike (978m) on Sunday morning.

Finally, they will head to Wales to round off the challenge on Sunday afternoon by tackling Snowdon (1,085m).

They will cover a total walking distance of 26 miles and combined driving distance of 462 miles.

The team are taking on the challenge in memory of Andrew Metcalfe from Fowgill, who died aged 32.

Jennie Moor, customer support manager, said: “Brain Tumour Research is woefully underfunded in the UK, despite more people under 40 dying of a brain tumour than any other cancer – and brain tumours being the biggest cancer killer of UK children. In fact, Brain Tumour Research receives less than 1% of national cancer research funding in the UK.”

To donate to the cause visit the Just Giving page or text TJWG50 and an amount to 70070.