TWO BURY St Edmunds DJs have attempted to set a new world record with a marathon week-long session.
Nick Chaplin and Raymond Bailey performed for 175 hours at Club Brazilia, in Bury, starting on July 22 and ending on Monday.
The pair, known to the industry as DJ Scooby and DJ Ray, were attempting to set the world tag team DJ session record, previously set at 150 hours, in the hope of raising vital funds for military charity Help For Heroes.
DJ Scooby said: “The world record is only an extra bonus to us as DJs. We are more proud that the money we raised, just by doing something we love, will help so many people.”
Bryn Parry, co-founder and CEO of the charity, said: “Help for Heroes is all about doing your bit and this event is a wonderful example of people having a good idea, rallying support and having a great deal of fun while they raise money for a wonderful cause.
“Nick and Raymond are part of something that is very British and wonderful, and I would like to thank them for this and every other fund-raising event that it inspires.”
The duo’s efforts have raised £1,800 but they had hoped to reach a target of £3,000 so want to encourage more people to donate To do so, go to: www.bmycharity.com/djmarathon