Wakefield schoolgirl’s fundraising triathlon to help earthquake-hit Nepal

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A WEST Yorkshire schoolgirl who visited Nepal just two weeks before the country was struck by the first of two earthquakes will complete a mini-triathlon to raise money for areas hit by the disaster.

Eight-year-old Abigail Brook will run, cycle and swim to raise funds to help communities she visited that are now struggling in the aftermath of the earthquakes.

Abigal, of Sandal, Wakefield, has organised the triathlon, which involves a 1km swim, a 10km bike ride and a 2.5km run. Abigail will tackle the challenge with her friend and fellow Sandal Castle Primary pupil Jacob Storey on May 30.

So far they have raised more than £1,500 to help the appeal. To sponsor Abigail and Jacob, go to http://fnd.us/c/byxD0/sh/a4kLN4.

Leeds, Moortown, 12th April 1984''Comic actor Roy Kinnear turned to "The Twits" when he visited Allerton Grange Middle School, Moortown, Leeds.''The television and stage star, who is appearing this week at the Grand Theatre, Leeds, took tim eoff for a spot of story telling in the school hall and is pictured here with some of the second year pupils.

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