A young boy from Maybole is cycling 200 miles to raise money for NHS Charities Together.

Charlie Reid, 12, aims to do the 200-mile cycle over three weeks. With two weeks left on his expedition, the Carrick Academy pupil, who is a keen cyclist, has already raised a fantastic £320.

Charlie’s mum and dad are key workers and he has received support from neighbours and locals.

Lynne Cooper, Charlie’s mum, said: “Charlie loves cycling and he came up with the idea on his own to raise money for charity.

“He is doing it gradually so he cycles around 10 miles a day. We have donations still to collect so we have received a lot of support. I’m really proud of him.”

Charlie said: “I’m really enjoying doing it. I think I can do it do it over 20 days. I thought I’d only make about £100 so I’m really surprised.”

You can donate via https://www.gofundme.com/f/charlies-sponsered-cycle


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