FORMER TV sports presenter Dickie Davies is putting his weight behind a church fundraiser in Hampshire. Dickie, left, who fronted World of Sport for many years, is starting off competitors in the Houghton Trial in Stockbridge on Sunday, April 27. The event, which starts at 10.15am from Houghton Village Hall, includes an 11k and 4k run, and three challenges for cyclists. They are 32k, 14k and 5k routes around the village and neighbouring countryside. All cash raised will go towards All Saints Church in the village. Fiona Evans from the organising committee said: “Each year this event grows in fundraising and efficiency which would not be possible without the amazing help we get from so many kind volunteers and generous contributors. This event raises £3,000 for the church each year.” People can enter on the day or in advance. Entry forms can also be found at houghton-trail-event.org.uk.
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