Jul 102010

Friends of a teenager who broke his neck in a rugby match are preparing to cycle from John O’Groats to Lands End.

Max Levene, 18, from Truro broke his neck during a rugby match between Truro School and Kelly College, Tavistock, in October.

Six of Max’s friends, who were in the same school year as him, will start their 12-day ride on 13 July.

Read the full news article on the BBC news website: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/cornwall/10560273.stm.

Jul 102010

A charity cyclist has died in road accident while on a trip from John O’ Groats to Land’s End.

Arthur Platt, 37, from Lyndhurst, Hampshire, died in hospital on Tuesday after his bicycle crashed into a car on the A442 in Telford, Shropshire.

The leisure centre shift manager was raising money for soldiers’ charity Help for Heroes.

Read the full news article on the BBC news website:  http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/birmingham/10575410.stm.

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