Fundraising Horsham nurse swims 68 mi

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A Horsham nurse at Holbrook Surgery completed 4,360 lengths of the Pavilions pool, 68 miles, yesterday (Aug 11).

Joyce Skeet, 64, originally from Ireland, swam the distance between Holyhead, UK and Dunlaoghaire, Ireland over three months, and raised around £1,000 for a trip to Cambodia.

Joyce and her husband Robert, a retired civil engineer, are raising funds for buying equipment for a local clinic in Cambodia and towards a car for its medical staff to travel to rural areas.

For more visit their http://joyceandrobertscambodiatrip-2013.weebly.com/

COUNTY TIMES COMMUNITY AWARDS

Nominations are now open for the County Times Community Awards. If you would like to nominate Joyce Skeet for an award please see page 74 of this week’s County Times.