Father and son in appeal over cycling challenge.
Coundon Court School pupil Philip Baylis, aged 14, and his dad Phil, aged 41, are taking on the three-week challenge from August 1. They are aiming to raise pounds 10,000 for the Caludon Centre mental health unit at Walsgrave Hospital - but so far have just pounds 1,000.
Mr Baylis, who works at Hi-Vision Systems, at Binley industrial estate, in Hotchkiss Way, Binley, said: "The Caludon Centre is a much-needed facility but unless we raise a lot more very quickly we'll barely have the money to cover the cost of the cycle ride."
The pair's next fundraiser is a May Day fun day at the Shepherd and Shepherdess pub, in Keresley Road, Keresley, on Monday, from noon. Events include a bouncy castle, barbecue. raffles, and games, as well as a sports auction in the evening, when prizes will include a signed Coventry City football. Mr Baylis added: "We want as many families to come along and support us and have as fantastic a day out as possible and we want to raise as much as we possibly can."
For details about sponsorship, ring Mr Baylis on 07980 632 891 or e-mail him at: p email@example.com
SUPPORT CALL... Phil Baylis and his son Philip prepare for their nationwide challenge