Friends raise thousands for family causes

John Foster and Jonathan Topham finished their cycle at Wembley.
John Foster and Jonathan Topham finished their cycle at Wembley.

PALS Jonathan Topham and John Foster raised almost £3,000 for causes close to their heart with a charity bike ride.

The pair rode from Edinburgh to London, finishing at the new Wembley stadium.

Jonathan, 38, of Houghton Road, Grantham, was raising money for Action Duchenne after his son was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy - a rare genetic condition with no known cure.

John, 38 of Worcester Road, Grantham, was riding to raise money for diabetes care at Grantham Hospital after his diabetic father died last year.

The raised a combined total of £2,965 which will be shared between the causes.

Photo: John Foster (left) and Jonathan Topham (right) at Wembley stadium after completing their charity ride.