Steph’s charity cycle for friend

in gear: Stephanie with Visit Peak District and Derbyshire chief executive David James and left, a henna tattoo.
in gear: Stephanie with Visit Peak District and Derbyshire chief executive David James and left, a henna tattoo.

A CYCLIST will be covering her limbs in tattoos in a bid to raise funds for charity.

County council worker Stephanie Walsh is set to cycle 500km in November in memory of her friend Alison Pearce, of Matlock Bath, who died from a rare neurological disorder.

Stephanie Walsh showing off her henna tattoo.

Stephanie Walsh showing off her henna tattoo.

She will be raising money for the Multiple System Atrophy Trust, which helps treat people with the condition, by offering sponsors a chance to have their names henna tattooed on one of her limbs.

Stephanie, from Belper, said: “I am paying £1,500 of my own money towards the costs of the venture and have committed to raising £2.500 for the Multiple System Atrophy Trust.

“My friend Alison Pearce passed away of this terrible and relatively unknown illness last year.”

To ‘buy a limb’ at the cost of £600, go to www.justgiving.com/Stephanie-Walsh

To find out more about Multiple System Atrophy Trust go to www.msatrust.org.uk