Climbers raise autism cash

By Harriet Ernstsons Friday 03 January 2014 Updated: 03/01 09:20

Latest News

Buy photos » Your Ideas’ Ryan Edwards receives the donation from Jordan and Connor Mills. (s)

YOUNG people on the autistic spectrum are set to benefit from the fund-raising of a Redditch family.

Jordan and Connor Mills, aged 12 and seven respectively, raised more than £500 by climbing Ben Nevis with their parents.

The money has been donated to the Spectrum Orange Club, run by Your Ideas in Matchborough for residents aged ten to 15.

Project manager Pauline Marshall said: “The club offers a very nurturing and supportive environment that suits young people who are on the spectrum. They raised over £500 which will really help towards the running of the club.

“It is so great to have support from members and their families, it is a brilliant achievement for the family. We are very grateful for the funds raised as it will allow us to develop the much-needed activities and services for the group.”

Visit www.yourideas.org.uk for more information about the club.

Share This

Popular »

1 Commuters back on track with railway opening

2 Men charged with ram raid on Redditch business

3 Surprise at 'u-turn' on Asda bid

4 Miracle baby's name inspired by hospital

5 Disc-over a bargain

More news »

4x4 stolen in Batchley

A CAR was stolen from a Batchley property

End of black and white TVs in sight

THE END of the black and white television

Train companies accused of piling on costs

TRAIN companies have been accused of piling on

Man cut from car after Alvechurch crash

THE A441 in Alvechurch was closed for almost

Regional news »


Bromsgrove Standard
Commuters back on track with railway opening

RAIL commuters were back on track this morning (Monday) after ...

Worcester Observer

Visit the Worcester Observer website for the latest.

Stratford Observer
Vulnerable 20-year-old missing from Henley

A VULNERABLE 20-year-old has been missing from Henley since Thusday ...

Evesham Observer
Unprovoked assault on Vale jogger

WITNESSES are being sought following an unprovoked assault on a ...