Charity gets bike boost

a STUDENT from the Capital is taking part in a 1000 mile bike race to raise money for veterans’ charities

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 14th September 2011, 6:15 pm

Emma Byatt, 19, is part of the Cambridge University Officers’ Training Corps (OTC) team competing against Oxford University in the Varsity Triple Crown Challenge.

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They will ride from London to Edinburgh, Cardiff, and back to London, to raise £50,000 for Combat Streets and ABF The Soliders’ Charity.

Ms Byatt, who is studying natural sciences at Jesus College, is a former Fettes pupil and is the under-20 Commonwealth fencing champion.