Cy­clists’ 500-mile chal­lenge

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - Helping Others -

Fra­grance com­pany work­ers cy­cled more than 500 miles from Switzer­land to Spain to raise money for Pil­grims Hos­pices.

Eight staff from Gi­vau­dan, in Willes­bor­ough Road, Ash­ford, set off from Geneva to St Celoni in Barcelona, rid­ing through the Alps and across the Pyre­nees.

Zara Bush­away, Martin Blades, An­dre Stiffell, Mike Cullen, Kevin Beard­well, Si­mon Jones, Tony Brit­ton and Gary Ni­chol- son were the cy­clists tak­ing part.

They were sup­ported by Roy Fulcher and Si­mon Clifton who car­ried gear in van fol­low­ing the team on their route. They set a tar­get to raise £10,000 as part of a ride to link the com­pany’s three sites in Paris, Geneva and Barcelona.

To do­nate visit www. justgiv­­ing/ Gi­vau­dan500 or visit www. pil­grimshos­

Gi­vau­dan work­ers from Ash­ford cy­cled 500 miles from Geneva to Barcelona to raise money for Pil­grims Hos­pices

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