Chamber Member, Wigan based, Focus Insolvency Group have raised over £700 in aid of local charity Derian House Children’s Hospice by successfully scaling Helvellyn, and the total is still climbing.

Nine members of staff took part in a trek up Helvellyn on Saturday 20 September, the highest point in the eastern fells of the Lake District at 3,117 feet above sea level and the third highest peak in the whole of England.

Focus Insolvency Group are delighted to repeat the success of past charity events for the hospice including competing in the Bupa Great Manchester run and the X-runner mud run and obstacle course in previous years.

Derian House provides care and assistance to terminally ill children and their families, ensuring that they are able to lead as normal a life as possible during their illness, Focus Insolvency Group are honoured to support such a worthwhile cause within the local community.

Anthony Fisher, Managing Director of Focus Insolvency Group commented on the success, “It was hard going on the trek, certainly harder than I thought it was going to be but all the team made it and got some good photos as proof. It was an enjoyable day and the team stayed over in nearby Keswick for some well-deserved drinks that night!”

If you would like to support the team in their bid to raise money for Derian House Children’s Hospice you can donate by visiting www.justgiving and searching for Focus Insolvency Group or you can get in touch direct on 01257 251319 for other ways to donate.

The Helvellyn trek team were made up of Managing Director Anthony Fisher, Finance Director Emma Fisher, Insolvency Director Gary Birchall, Operations Director Natalie Hughes, Group Development Director Andy Platt, Insolvency Manager Graham Cordiner, Insolvency Administrator Natalie Vose, Insolvency Administrator Kathryn Valentine and Receptionist Michelle Corcoran.