The River Severn is the longest river in the UK and in this episode I speak to Craig and James from SUP Shropshire who recently descended the river over four days to raise money for two important charities
Craig and James are both serving officers with the Fire and Rescue Service and as part of their roles respectively deliver rescue duties and water safety education alongside their SUP guiding and instructing
To support the fundraising for their chosen charities Seaful and SARA (Severn Area Rescue Association) please go to their fundraising page here
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