Ethan Lee-Birch of Oswestry will be taking to the water at Oswestry Leisure Centre in an attempt to swim 8,000 metres to raise money for Cancer Research.

14 year old Ethan, a pupil at The Marches School was inspired after his Granddad was recently diagnosed with cancer.

The date is set for 13th August and Ethan would be really grateful for any sponsorship or donations, which can be made via