Pete gets on his bike to help out veterans

Pete Holmes with his supporters as he stopped off on his bike ride along the Leeds and Liverpool Canal.
Pete Holmes with his supporters as he stopped off on his bike ride along the Leeds and Liverpool Canal.

Veteran Pete Holmes battled wind and rain when he got into gear on a canal bike ride.

The bike ride along the Leeds and Liverpool Canal was done over a three-day period for the Burnley and District Services Club, which helps out local veterans. Veteran John Wilson gave his support biking along with Pete on the second leg of his journey from Wheelton to Burnley. Keith Shepherd, chairman, said: “Thank you to all those who sponsored Pete. The money raised is going towards buying camping equipment to give veterans and emergency services and their families an affordable holiday break.”