‘Charity Cyclothon’ Raised Over £1,500

Military volunteers from the gave up their spare time to compete in a 12 hour Cyclothon against staff from the Store, on Saturday 17 September 2011.

The event was supported and visited by, Mayor of , , Vice Chairman of , Councillor and his Lady, Councillor , Councillor , Councillor , Councillor , Councillor , Councillor and Councillor .

MP for & Holderness, also spent 30 minutes with the DST team to help raise funds for services charities.  Mr Stuart said “It was great to see Soldiers, Airman, and Gurkha’s all in the heart of our local community, putting smiles on peoples faces and working hard to raise money for such fantastic charities.  gave up the front of their store and put up a big team and also deserve our thanks.  Organisers from both The and did a fantastic Job.”

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DST cycled an incredible 425.02 Kilometres with managing a very honourable 349.76 Kilometres during the 12 hour competition.

In hard times shoppers dug deep into their pockets and the competition raised £1,649.52.  Monies raised will be donated to the following charities: Alzheimer’s Society, Royal Navy & Charity, RAF Benevolent Fund, Gurkha Welfare Trust and Combat Stress.

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