Bargains boost Alan's Nepal venture.PEOPLE using Bed-worth Leisure Centre tomorrow can help raise funds for a borough council worker who is undertaking a charity trek in Nepal.
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But he must first collect pounds 2,000 for the event, which has been organised by the Youth Hostel youth hostel
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Mr Franks, operational services director for the council, said: "Staff at the centre are kindly holding a charity jumble sale for me tomorrow and I hope everyone who visits will support me."
Money raised by the Nepal trek will help give disadvantaged children a chance to have holidays through the YHA YHA (in Britain) Youth Hostels Association
YHA n abbr (BRIT) (= Youth Hostel Association) → Red f Española de Albergues Juveniles
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Mr Franks, a keen cyclist and walker, will join 60 people from across the country for the six-day sponsored hike on February 15, which will start from the capital, Kathmandu, and will continue to the foothills of Mount Everest.
The jumble sale will be held in the centre's squash courts Noun 1. squash court - the indoor court in which squash is played
court - a specially marked horizontal area within which a game is played; "players had to reserve a court in advance" at 1pm.
KEEN WALKER: Alan Franks