Leader of the Council congratulates Victoria Pendleton

Cllr John Osman congratulated Victoria Pendleton on coming in fifth in the Foxhunter Chase at Cheltenham Festival, he said: “What an achievement, from not having sat on a horse a year ago to successfully negotiating one of the toughest courses and toughest festivals in the world. I know there has been a huge amount of help, support and encouragement from Paul Nicholls and his Somerset yard and this achievement is tribute to them as well as to her. Victoria shows that you can achieve so much through determination, courage and willingness to learn.”