A DISABLED woman cycled 79km in aid of a Romsey care home.

Wendy West, cycled for six hours in the Market Place on July 6 in aid of Fryers House.

Wendy, 51 has cerebral palsy and has been a resident at the home for adults with physical disabilities in Fryers Close for the past year.

Patricia Moody, volunteer coordinator at the home confirmed that Wendy raised £250.

She said: "It went really well and we had some much support from people in the town.

"So many people came over and had a chat.

"Lots of people said they didn't no about Fryers House so I was able to tell them about the home and what we do."

After the challenge Wendy said: "I want to do it all again."

Patricia who was previously a cook at the home for eight years before taking over as volunteer coordinator said: "She is so keen to help out the other residents and she is up for anything.

"We are all more than proud of her at the home."

Whilst Wendy was undertaking the challenge Patricia was chatting with local people informing them about the home.

Prior to Wendy's challenge she said: "I'm very passionate about Fryers House and I want to promote it.

"Some of our residents are really poorly and it makes you grateful for how lucky you are.

"I just want to help and support our residents as much as I possibly can."