Cyclists raise more than £7,000 for charity

Cyclists raising funds: Pictured from left to right are: Monica Hartley and Simon Blaxill of Kent Blaxill, Phillip George, Andy Tanner (Kent Blaxill), Cindy Dickerson representing the Air Ambulance, and Lorraine George. ANL-160710-121237001
Cyclists raising funds: Pictured from left to right are: Monica Hartley and Simon Blaxill of Kent Blaxill, Phillip George, Andy Tanner (Kent Blaxill), Cindy Dickerson representing the Air Ambulance, and Lorraine George. ANL-160710-121237001

More than 50 cyclists including staff, suppliers and customers of the Bury St Edmunds branch of building supplies company Kent Blaxhill helped raise £7,311 for two charities.

Staff Chris Peverett, John Newson and Mark Levett were among cyclists who took part in the 120–mile ride at the end of June. Two £3,655.78 cheques were given to representatives of the Rob George Foundation, the young peoples charity and the East Anglian Air Ambulance.