Charity pedal for Child-Safe

CYCLISTS across the district are being asked to get on their bikes to raise cash for charity. Every year members of the public join police officers and police staff to fund-raise for Child-Safe, a charity which encourages young people to be active, travel

CYCLISTS across the district are being asked to get on their bikes to raise cash for charity.Every year members of the public join police officers and police staff to fund-raise for Child-Safe, a charity which encourages young people to be active, travel, learn and stay safe. This year the challenge will be to cycle the length of the UK, from Land's End to John O'Groats.Cyclists will be travelling down to Land's End on May 20, starting the 12-day cycle ride the next morning.So far, seven riders have signed up for the event and the organisers are looking for between three and five more people to complete the team. They are also appealing for people to join the group to support the cyclists throughout the trip.The target is £1,000 sponsorship per rider. There is a non-refundable £100 deposit to sign up but those who reach the sponsorship target will get their money back. People who would like to take part in the ride are asked to contact the Child-Safe office at police headquarters on 01275 816133 or 816131. They can also e-mail Marie Fowler at marie.fowler@avonandsomerset.police.uk or visit the Child-Safe website at www.child-safe.org.uk


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