Video: Firefighters get in a spin for Hope House at Tesco Carrickfergus

Firefighters are gearing up for a pedal power initiative at Tesco Carrickfergus in aid of a Whitehead-based charity.

The spin cycle marathon is taking place today (Thursday) until 10pm at the Minorca Place store, with a second session running tomorrow from 6am to 6pm.

Alex Stewart, Roy and Dawn McConnell, Noel McKee, Debbie McNiell, and Craig Bell at Whitla Street Fire Station.  INCT 16-722-CON

Alex Stewart, Roy and Dawn McConnell, Noel McKee, Debbie McNiell, and Craig Bell at Whitla Street Fire Station. INCT 16-722-CON

The event aims to raise funds for Hope House, a respite service for those going through a cancer diagnosis.

The charity will be manning an information stand at the event, with Fire and Rescue staff handing out safety advice.

For the full story, see this week’s Carrick Times.