Trust member Rodney Morrison is embarking on an epic bike ride to raise funds for the Harsfold Bridge appeal.

The keen off-road cyclist is to ride the full length of the Downs Link path from Guildford to Shoreham and back in one go later this month, a total of 75 miles and some nine hours in the saddle.

Rodney described the challenging ride as "rather mad". He added: "I used to run half marathons and enjoy a challenge, and am building up to this in the same thorough way I did for running. That said, 75 miles on some quite rough tracks is a bit daunting."

His training has included completing the Tarka Trail in Devon last month, some 62 miles.  

The 65-year-old joined the Trust after attending a taster day in January, looking to do something worthwhile in his spare time. He has since become a regular of the EWG working party. "The work has been quite tough but the other guys are brilliant work mates and we have a lot of fun in the process," Rodney said. "I am amazed at the enthusiasm of so many volunteers working towards the same end."

If you would like to sponsor Rodney, please email with your contact details, or call 01483 505566.