Helston shop staff cycle for Children's Hospice South West

Falmouth Packet: Katrina Adam, Jane Rowntree, Lesley Wood and Lisa Sharrinton (crouching) wore onesies and cycled to raise money for Children’s Hospice South West. Katrina Adam, Jane Rowntree, Lesley Wood and Lisa Sharrinton (crouching) wore onesies and cycled to raise money for Children’s Hospice South West.

Fundraising wheels were in motion last week when a group of Helston shopkeepers helped collect cash for Children’s Hospice South West.

The staff at Spar, at the top of Furry Way, were taking part in Sparathon 2014 – a cycling challenge in support of the charity that runs three children’s hospices, including at St Austell.

Spar franchise owner Mark Gillett, together with his brother Alan Cookson, cycled between every shop in his franchise.

Helston was the second to last stop on their list last Friday, before finishing at Hayle.

Staff at the Helston branch showed their support by taking part in their own cycling challenge, attempting to complete at least 300 miles over the course of the week, on a static bicycle in store.

Jane Rowntree, shop supervisor, said: “It’s been fantastic – challenging, but fantastic because it’s for such a good cause.”

Store manager Belinda Sharrinton also organised for a cake stall and face painting to help boost the funds further, with staff all wearing onesies for the day.

 

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