Tynedale torchbearer - Karen Robertson
Last updated at 12:36, Monday, 26 March 2012
WHETHER in a personal or professional capacity, Karen Robertson dedicates a lot of her time to helping others.
The 43-year-old, who lives near Halton, Corbridge, travels across Tynedale as an out-of-hours nurse, and works for Hexham charity Tynedale Hospice at Home.
On top of that, the superfit athlete coaches both adults and children at Hexham’s One Life Triathlon Racing Club and Tynedale Harriers.
Karen was selected to carry the torch in Newcastle on Friday, June 15.
She said: “It is such an honour to be chosen and I can’t stop smiling.
“I just do what I do because I enjoy it, and I enjoy helping others.”
First published at 11:58, Monday, 26 March 2012
Published by http://www.hexhamcourant.co.uk
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