Penicuik woman in Everest trek

A PENICUIK woman has set her sights on the top of the world for a fundraising challenge.

Laura Wallace (23) is to trek to the Mount Everest base camp in November in aid of Help for Heroes.

The former Penicuik High School pupil is one of three Scots taking part in the H4H endeavour between November 4 and 22.

Laura has been inspired to raise money for Help for Heroes as her brother Christopher (19) is a soldier with the Royal Logistic Corps and next year will head to Afghanistan for his first tour in Helmand.

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