Devizes Mayor jumps to help a good cause

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Andy Trusler and Franchesca Moore, back and centre, get some practice in with Devizes Mayor Pete Smith Andy Trusler and Franchesca Moore, back and centre, get some practice in with Devizes Mayor Pete Smith

Devizes Mayor Pete Smith was jumping for joy this week as he started practicing to support one of his favourite charities.

He will be taking part in a fitness fiesta at The Corn Exchange, Devizes, on Saturday, January 18, to raise funds for Bag4Sport Foundation, which supports grass root sport.

Coun Smith is no stranger to busting a few moves as he is a long-standing member of Devizes fundraising group the Major Wrecks – the all-male troupe of majorettes that performs with tights, pompoms and leg garters.

He said: “I am a big supporter of Bag4Sport as I think they do a great job raising money to get more people involved in sport and fitness.”

The half-hour sessions from 9am to noon will be led by instructors from Route2Fitness Gym at Hopton Park industrial estate and include a mixture of dance and exercise routines.

Bag4Sport director Andy Trusler said: “It will be all about having fun and blowing away a few cobwebs.”

To find out more, email foundation@bag4sport.co.uk

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