The Mayor of Hillingdon, councillor Catherine Dann, was the first to cycle one mile as part of a sponsored static bike challenge situated in the hall of Barclays, in High Street, Uxbridge, as part of a community day where local businesses, the police and the Citizen’s Advice Bureau had set up pop-up stands to entertain visitors.
The event, on Tuesday last week, featured a raffle and a cake stall and was in aid of the Macmillan Cancer Research appeal.
Event organiser Rupinder Dhaddey, from Barclays, said: “It was amazing how much we had managed to pack into the day and the wonderful response from customers and visitors to the branch.
“I am delighted that we will be able to present to
It was amazing how
much we managed to pack into the day”
Macmillan £2,000, which includes matching from Barclays.”
Colleagues elsewhere in the business held a coffee morning on Friday and Saturday, which was similarly attended by the mayor on the second day.
Hot drinks were sipped and cakes munched at the Barclays branch in Station Road, Hayes.
Community banker Deepal Dmello, who organised the day, along with her manager Granville Baveystock, said: “We are extremely grateful to our customers who supported our fundraising and allowed us to hand over £2,000 – including Barclays matching – to Macmillan.”
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