Braving blazing coals for charity

PUBLISHED: 02:33 04 January 2007 | UPDATED: 10:24 24 May 2010

Mayor, Paula Howell.

Mayor, Paula Howell.

DAREDEVIL fund-raisers hotfooted it across burning coals the same temperature as the surface of Jupiter to raise cash for charity. Around 20 people tested their nerves by taking part in a 20 foot fire-walk in aid of Weston Hospicecare. The town's mayor Pa

DAREDEVIL fund-raisers hotfooted it across burning coals the same temperature as the surface of Jupiter to raise cash for charity.Around 20 people tested their nerves by taking part in a 20 foot fire-walk in aid of Weston Hospicecare.The town's mayor Paula Howell, prospective MP Mike Bell and Mercury news editor Clare Hayes joined the group to walk barefoot along the stretch of hot coals in the Italian Gardens that reached soaring temperatures of over 1,000 degrees.Each participant raised at least £100 for the charity.

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