Niall sets off for the Himalayas

Salford Lads’ Club volunteer, Niall Armsden sets off this week to the Indian Himalayas as one of only 2 young people in the North West selected to take part in an expedition organised the BSES, British Schools Exploration Society.
Niall is an experienced camper, having taken part in 8 camping trips with Salford Lads club since he joined at the age of 10. He has also picked up first aid and heart start qualifications with the club.

Niall Armsden outside of SLC

Niall has received support from the Greater Manchester Lieutenancy and The New Barracks Tenants Co- Operative. He organised fundraising events by bag packing at Sainsburys Regent Road and with family and friends.The trip which is also part funded through an Army bursary scheme. Next year after finishing at Salford College Niall starts training to become a paramedic.

More info at http://www.bses.org.uk/expeditions

To follow Nialls trip go to

http://blog.bses.org.uk/himalayas2010/?p=1#comment-1

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