Park owners Glenn and Hannah Jones pledged to give away £25,000 marking 25 years at Pearl Lake Country Park at their Silver Anniversary celebrations that took place last November.

Their generous offer included a £1,000 a month to a nominated charity chosen by holiday home ownerson their ward winning park.

Pam George and Steve Hancox nominated ‘Kelly’s Heroes’, after seeing the hard work their close friend and founder John Hewitt put into helping and supporting those who have been bereaved by suicide.

Pam said: “In December 2018 we received the devastating news that Kelly had taken her own life.

“John decided to channel his grief and despair into creating a legacy for her.

“He dedicated his time and money into starting what has now become an incredible charity helping countless people in person, and online. ‘Kelly’s Heroes’, as it is now known, has already saved many lives, and changed others.”

Glenn says: “John’s incredible charity bike ride rode to Pearl Lake a few years ago and it was a pleasure to host the team.

“It’s now wonderful that we can be part of their mission to raise awareness of mental health issues surrounding suicide with our first donation of the year.”

John Hewitt, of Kelly’s Heroes said: “The team are deeply grateful for the generous donation made. It will enable us to continue making a meaningful impact and create positive change to help those who struggle with their mental health and have been bereaved by suicide.”

Discover Parks has received numerous nominations from their owners and each month will presenting a £1,000 to the chosen charity.