Thursday, 17 July 2014

Charity bike ride on Sunday

CYCLISTS are being invited to a charity ride thorugh the countryside for Knowle & Dorridge Lions on Sunday.


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The Heart of England Bike Ride will have 13, 19 and 31-mile signposted routes from Packwood House from 9.30am to 11.30am.

Proceeds from British Heart Foundation (BHF) Mending Broken Hearts Appeal and local causes from £15 adult and £7.50 children entry fees.

Organiser Margaret Barretto said: “Whether you’re on a family day out or looking for more of a challenge, this charity fundraiser has a route to suit everyone.

“Get on your bike, enjoy the scenery and help fight heart disease.

“We hope the weather will be fine and we shall see over 500 cyclists raise over £12,000 like the last two years and take the total raised for charity at this event past £100,000.

“It is a great opportunity to spend a Sunday with friends, family or colleagues cycling through the glorious Warwickshire countryside and villages.”

A hog roast will be available after the ride and those who take part will get free entry to Packwood House.

Photo: Lion Margaret Barretto, Donna Stokes (BHF) with Hannah Mitchell (NT) at Packwood House