Wimblington nature-lover Lizzie taking on 106km Isle of Wight trek in aid of charity Livability

Lizzie Bannister is doing an Isle of Wight trek.

Lizzie Bannister is doing an Isle of Wight trek. - Credit: Archant

A 27 year-old woman with cerebral palsy from Wimblington is taking on a 106km trek in aid of a national disability charity.

Nature-lover Lizzie Bannister, who has a degree in conservation, will do the Isle of Wight Challenge on May 2 to raise money for Livability (www.livability.org.uk).

She said: “I am walking everywhere I need to go as often as possible. I take long circular walks and I ride my pony a lot (including a 10 mile ride recently). I have never done something like this before.

“I chose Livability because it is not specific to a condition or type, supports severely disabled people all across the UK and is faith-based, which is nice as faith is one of the sources of supportive, community-like thinking.

“It also includes mental health issues, which is important to me.”

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To donate, go to Lizzie’s JustGiving page: https://www.justgiving.com/lizziebannister

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