Sporting girls get set for a challenge

These young ladies were all members of  Youlgrave Junior Red Cross Group training under their leader Jan Wilson.
These young ladies were all members of Youlgrave Junior Red Cross Group training under their leader Jan Wilson.

All together now, girls, heave! These young ladies were all members of Youlgrave Junior Red Cross Group training under their leader Jan Wilson.

They had been invited to take part in the 1971 Red Cross sports, which included challenges such as the popular tug of war contest.

Mrs Wilson, Bakewell Red Cross South Division commander, had agreed to coach them.