Dinner date for paratrooper

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A WHEELCHAIR tennis player is joining wounded paratrooper Ben Parkinson to promote the Barnsley 2013 District Disability Games.

Michelle Oglesby, from Holmesfield, won a runners-up trophy this summer in the ladies’ division of the British National Wheelchair Tennis Championships.

She is also president elect from Drone Valley Rotary Club and will appear alongside Ben, from Doncaster, at a dinner to promote the disability games at Barnsley’s Holiday Inn hotel on Wednesday, September 19.

For tickets to the special dinner, which are priced £15, email kathymarkwick@hsbc.com