A pair of dancing sisters will take part in a three hour Zumbathon to raise money for a cancer charity.

Sophie Halfpenny, 20, and sister Alice, 17, of Curds Road, Earls Colne, have organised the gruelling exercise session in support of Cancer Research UK.

Sophie said: “I had a family member that got diagnosed with breast cancer and has recently finished her chemo."

The sisters hope to raise around £400 from the event, which will take place on Sunday, August 31, at the Earls Colne scout hut from 3pm to 6pm.

Entry will cost £12 on the door or £10 in advance for adults and £5 for children.

To donate visit justgiving.com/sophie-halfpenny.