Tuesday, 24 October 2017

Mayoral cyclists finish charity ride early

FOUR cyclists with a combined age of more than 250 cycled almost 70 miles in a day to raise money for charity.

Henley Mayor Stefan Gawrysiak was accompanied by Paul Waterman, Chris Ward and David Fielding-Smith on the 66-mile ride from the source of the Thames at Kemble in Gloucestershire to Henley on Tuesday.

The men set off at 8.40am and arrived at the Bull pub in Bell Street at 4pm — two hours earlier than planned — for a well-deserved pint.

They only stopped at Didcot for a lunch of sausages, beans and chips.

So far they have raised £1,900. The proceeds will be split between the Mayor’s charities, Sue Ryder, Age UK Oxfordshire, the Chiltern Centre for disabled children, Riverside Counselling Service and Headway.

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