Teifi Valley Round Table and Teifi Freemasons Lodge have banded together to help a young Ceredigion sportsman.

Steffan Walker, from Llannon, is a member of the under 23 Great Britain Canoe Slalom team as well as the U23 male champion.

He is looking for funding to help with his training and competing expenses.

"I currently have to fund a major proportion of the costs involved in competing at this level myself. I have a job working at the harbourmaster Hotel in Aberaeron though achieving the right balance between work and training can be rather challenging," he siad/

The two Cardigan-based groups were happy to support Steffan and presented him with two cheques recently.