Private Patrick Burns from Poulton is taking part in a two week trek across North Africa to raise money for the Parachute Regiment Charity. He lost part of his leg to a roadside bomb while serving in Afghanistan. The group hopes to raise £40,000 to help other injured paratroopers.
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