January 2, 2021
When Laura Parkin and her friend Gemma Ash decided to get fit after a summer of lockdown they had no idea their efforts would end up raising hundreds of pounds for the local preschool. The pair had decided to complete the Couch to 5k programme and were a couple of weeks into the challenge when Laura attended a committee meeting of the Kingsley Kingfishers and Kingfishers of Dilhorne in her capacity as secretary.
November 6, 2020
Two Moorlands mums are lacing up their running shoes and attempting their first ever 5k run to help two village preschools. Laura Parkin and Gemma Ash, both from Kingsley, are set to run the 5k on November 29 after several weeks of intensive training. And it's all to help Kingsley Kingfishers and Kingfishers of Dilhorne, which have both been hit financially by the coronavirus pandemic as all fundraising had to be stopped.