Notts man who is a double amputee vows to walk around his local cricket pitch

Nottingham Evening Post – A Notts man who is learning to walk again after having both of his legs amputated has vowed to walk around his local cricket pitch.


  • Andy Ashworth, from Southwell, played cricket at Southwell Cricket Pitch before losing both his legs to diabetes.
  • Andy, who has been amputated once above the knee and once below the knee, has set out to walk the boundary of Southwell Cricket Pitch on Monday, August 26.
  • The others are; Nottinghamshire University Hospitals’ Haywood House in memory of a very close friend, King’s Mill Hospital’s Physiotherapy department to help fund equipment for the benefit of future patients, Nottingham Prosthetics Centre and Southwell Cricket Club to help fund their electronic scoreboard.
  • She said: “This will be a major achievement for Andy as he has had quite a journey over the past few years and we are all very proud of him here at King’s Mill Hospital.”
  • His cricket club added: “It’s been a tough season so far but no where near as tough as club member Andy Ashworth has faced.”

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