Mates set for highly unusual Peak District challenge in memory of tragic tot

Sean Pritty and Dan Hopkinson, two of the men who will take part in the dirt scooter fundraiser. Picture: Brian Eyre.
Sean Pritty and Dan Hopkinson, two of the men who will take part in the dirt scooter fundraiser. Picture: Brian Eyre.

Four friends are preparing to take part in a highly unusual fundraising challenge in memory of a tot who died of meningitis.

Dan Hopkinson, of Matlock Green, Curtis 'CJ' Swindell, 22, from Cromford, Josh ‘Bungle’ Eaton, 24, from Tansley, and Sean Pritty, 27, of Matlock, will get on their dirt scooters on April Fool's Day for a 30-mile ride around the Peak District in nine hours.