Black Country Chamber of Commerce - Swansea to Smethwick via the Brecon Beacons

News

The latest from the Black Country 

Swansea to Smethwick via the Brecon Beacons

1 Chris Mason and Blind Dave HeeleyChris Mason, Account Manager at Smethwick precision engineers A&M EDM and Blind Dave Heeley are among 30 riders training to cycle 156 miles from Swansea to West Bromwich from 5th - 7th April. 

Smethwick based A&M are supporting Chris to fundraise for the Albion Foundation’s disability sports and education projects. Chris played football for Halesowen and Stourbridge and was a non-league England international. His football wore out his left knee and he was fitted with a new titanium knee two years ago. A&M manufacture precision components for cars, planes and Formula 1, but decided to leave Chris’s knee to the NHS.

Chris said, “Doctors encouraged me to cycle to strengthen my knee, I joined A&M’s cycle to work scheme and bought a new bike in 2017. I’ve been training by cycling from home in Brierley Hill to A&M in Smethwick. I’m looking forward to joining Blind Dave, Bob Taylor and Brendon Batson on the ride, hoping for Spring weather.”

News Categories


We use cookies to improve our website and your experience when using it. Cookies used for the essential operation of the site have already been set. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our Privacy Policy.

I accept cookies from this site

EU Cookie Directive Plugin Information