Marathon effort as Bradford health support groups handed £1,400

SUPPORT: Bradford Breath Easy group has received a donation from the pulmonary rehabilitation team at BRI. From left, Benita Ross, Stuart Ross, Moira Gledhill, Kenneth Willis, Lynne O'Hara, David Ratcliffe, Linda Ratcliffe, Alan Parsons and Trevor Ho

DONATION: Bradford Breath Easy group and members of the pulmonary rehabilitation team. Back, from left, Kenneth Willis, Alan Parsons, Linda Ratcliffe, and Trevor Hodgson and, front, from left, Benita Ross, Lynne O'Hara and David Ratcliffe.

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BRADFORD'S Breath Easy group has been handed hundreds of pounds to keep up its good work - thanks to marathon efforts from a team of physiotherapists and health workers from Bradford Royal Infirmary.

The Breath Easy group, that meets on the first Tuesday of every month at Undercliffe Cricket Club in Intake Road, has been presented with a share of £1,396 a 26-mile sponsored walk by the pulmonary rehabilitation team raised in June.

The money was split three ways between the group, the Airedale Breathe Easy group and the British Lung Foundation.

David Ratcliffe, who was one of the group's founding members in 2000, said: "Our meetings are for people with lung problems, their carers and families. The money we've got from the walk will be used to run activities for our members so we'd like to say a very big thank you to all the walkers who did this for us."

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