Boxing is a big hit with March students

Peterborough Police amateur boxers team up with FACET at Marc

Peterborough Police amateur boxers team up with FACET at Marc - Credit: Archant

Teamwork was a hit between amateur boxers from Peterborough police and a centre for adults with learning disabilities.

The police boxing club forged a partnership with the FACET centre in Marwick Road, March, when they held a fun boxing event at the centre.

Around 30 FACET students took part in a range of healthy-living pad-touch exercises and some fun racing events which proved to be hugely successful amongst the students.

The boxing was arranged after FACET students enjoyed a day of activities at Ferry Meadows in Peterborough, organised by the charity Inspire.

They met with some of the amateur police boxers and the partnership was set up.

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Deputy Mayor Robert Skoulding joined in the fun to cheer on the students as they donned boxing gloves.

The morning was rounded off with a presentation of a prize winning t-shirt presented to FACET student Nicky Moody by Chris Baker, chairman of the Peterborough Police Amateur Boxing Club.

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