Consett cricketers set off on charity walk

Credit: David Milburn Just Giving

Two cricketers from Consett are taking it a step further in aid of charity

Along with Shotley Bridge Cricket Club secretary David Milburn, former captain Collingwood is walking to all Shotley Bridge first team away league fixtures.

The challenge is in support of the Sir Bobby Robson Foundationand the cricket club.

£1,550 has been raised so far by the pair Credit: Just Giving

Has been raised so far by the pair.

On Saturday 12 August, the pair set off walking at 4:30am to tackle the 20 mile route from Shotley Bridge Cricket Club, to Percy Main Cricket Club in North Shields.

They hope to arrive at Percy Main for 1pm.