A Carlisle MP is cycling from Land's End to John O'Groats to raise money for a local hospice.
John Stevenson is joining friends Richard Wise and Jonathan Leach on the challenge to help raise funds for the Eden Valley Hospice in Carlisle.
The hospice specialises in providing palliative and end of life care for children and adults with life limiting conditions.
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