George is on the road to Morocco

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WASHINGTON businessman George Paxton is swapping the factory floor for the open road in aid of a good cause – or two.

The co-founder of Universal Sealants (UK) retires at the end of the year and is marking the occasion by taking part in a tough hiking challenge in Morocco to raise funds to help find cancer cures.

George, 64, is joining the fifth Hike for Hope Challenge through the Anti-Atlas Mountains in the deep south of Morocco from September 22-302012.

He has already raised in excess of £18,000 for the two charities Wellbeing of Women and Prostate Action, with more than 180 sponsorship donations.

Anyone wising to help George reach his £20,000 target of £20,000 should visit