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HSE’s top team step up to charity challenge

Date:
11 May 2016

Seven of the Health and Safety Executive’s most senior managers are stepping up for a good cause.

All of HSE’s management board – Selvin Brown, Richard Judge, Peter McNaught, David Murray, Karen Nightingall, Karen Russ and David Snowball – have taken up the Charity for Civil Servants’ annual Walking Challenge.

They are each aiming to take 10,000 steps a day – 4.5miles – between 9 May and 27 June, clocking up 1,575 miles in total.

The aim is to raise at least £1000 for the charity, which provides financial, health and wellbeing support to current and former civil servants.

Karen Russ, Director of Science and Commercial, said: “I was delighted to be given the opportunity to participate in a team challenge that will improve my fitness levels and raise funds for an important charity.”

Donations can be made via Just Giving or text message – to donate £10 text SXDK89 £10 to 70070.

For more information about The Charity for Civil Servants please visit their website: www.foryoubyyou.org.uk. Keep an eye on HSE’s website and social media channels for updates.

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