Charity pair find themselves up the creek without a canoe

Kieran Jones,left and Mark Hatfield will be canoeing down the River Great Ouse for The Florence Nightingale Hospice finishing in Buckingham.'120303M-A021
Kieran Jones,left and Mark Hatfield will be canoeing down the River Great Ouse for The Florence Nightingale Hospice finishing in Buckingham.'120303M-A021

A PAIR of local men found themselves up the creek without a canoe on Saturday.

Kieran Jones from Leckhampstead and Mark Hatfield from Maids Moreton, posed with their paddles to tell people about the charity canoe trip they are planning.

The men will be paddling their home-made canoe along the length of the river Great Ouse beginning at its mouth at King’s Lynn in Norfolk on April 9, and arriving in Buckingham on April 14.

They will be canoeing upstream to raise money for the Florence Nightingale Hospice, in Aylesbury, which cared for Mark’s partner’s grandmother for three months.

The men have since finished building their canoe, and are looking forward to the adventure.

People can donate to their cause online at

http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/team/CanoeingthegreatriverOuse