Brightsides make a splash on TV

The fabulous Brightsides rowing team – who are planning to row across the Atlantic to raise funds for Get A-Head and Meningitis Now – have made headlines with an appearance on the BBC.

Skipper Rod Adlington and his crew were featured on Midlands Today – the regional news programme for the Midlands – talking about how they are gearing up for the big adventure in the new year.

The team – who will row 3,000 miles from Lanzarote to Antigua in January ­and hope to raise £250,000 – were filmed in action on Draycote Water near Rugby.

Get A-Head chair Tom Bromwich was also interviewed for the piece.

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