Family tribute to mountaineer

The family of a man who was left paralysed after diving into the river dee to save a friends life will walk up snowdon to scatter his ashes.

44 year old Mark Boniface from Chester died from an infection in May. He was paralysed from the neck down when he leaped into rapids near Llangollen believing a friend was in trouble.

The former mountaineer had planned to climb snowdon in an all-terrain wheelchair to raise money for two spinal injuries charities - Aspire and the Spinal Injuries Association. 

His family and friends will trek up Snowdon for a memorial. 

You can donate to the charities here:

uk.virginmoneygiving.com/bonnyfest 

Mark Boniface Snowdon walk

Recently Played Tracks

On Radio: James Merritt

1am - 6am

Text 'HEART' to 82122

James Merritt
  • Now playing: The best feel good music

Stay tuned...

Watch heart TV

  • Now playing: The best feel good music

Heart VIP

Local

Autumn Weather

Find your local four day weather report here.

Listening To Radio Win With Heart

Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.

Shopping Our Advertisers

Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart North West.

Follow Heart on Twitter