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Friday, 2 October 2020

Simon is aiming for the Commonwealth Games

Milford on Sea resident Simon Heaps had his right leg amputated in May 2019, not allowing this to hold him back, he is now aiming to play in the Commonwealth Para Games in 2022 in Wheelchair Table Tennis when he will be 67. 

Simon gets no  funding and everything is done by his own personal efforts in fundraising. 

His latest activity is to do a 24 Hour Table Tennis Marathon with 7 other players on 24th/ 25th October from 6pm to 6pm. Playing through the night in his wheelchair for 24 hours. 

Simon is looking for businesses or people to pledge/sponsor him for this event. This week he has been around the village and he is delighted to have been pledged just over £400.

If anyone might like to assist in his fundraising, make a donation, or even sponsor his sports clothing (from as little as £240 for 2 year deal ), please contact Simon at

To see Simon in action; please click here.

The Lazy Lion Supports Simon

Iain Robertson, the Landlord at The Lazy Lion has kindly donated Simon a mystery voucher to help him to raise funds for his ambition to compete at the 2022 Commonwealth Para Games in Wheelchair Table Tennis Class 5.

The Mystery voucher could be for £20, £40,£60, £80 or £100. No expiry date so can be used at any time.

Simon is offering this mystery voucher to whoever bids the highest amount by 9pm on Sunday. All proceeds will go towards his costs towards his Commonwealth Games ambition.

You can make your bid on Simon's Facebook Page by clicking here.

To hear an interview and read more about Simon and his ambitions, please click here.

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