Baristas pedal to success for charity
COFFEE shop staff powered through to raise more than £1,000 by cycling from Macclesfield to Milan.
Team members at Caffe Nero on Market Place took it in turns to pedal hundreds of miles to raise money for cancer.
But the baristas didn’t leave the branch, clocking up the 738 miles on a static bike, taking it out- side into the street for the final stretch.
They doubled their fundraising target to collect £1,118 for Macmillan.
Terence Thornton, the team member who organised the event, said: “It was very successful and lots of customers were interested and involved.
“We successfully completed our bike ride in the store and on the weekend I took the bike outside so that more people could see what was going on.
“I was pleased, as many people gave donations and we raised £209.02 on Saturday alone.
“The total amount raised is £1,118.82 which I’m extremely pleased with as we more than doubled the original target of £500.
“The event brought many people together and it was such a pleasure to see how successful it became.”
The team at Caffe Nero in action during their 738-mile challenge