Stratford supermarket staff cycle 54 miles for charity

Morrisons staff Mel Robortin, Sheila Suddell and Pat Moyle

Morrisons staff Mel Robortin, Sheila Suddell and Pat Moyle - Credit: Morrisons

Staff at a Stratford supermarket have cycled from London to Brighton for charity – without moving an inch.

The static bike ride at Morrisons, The Grove, saw a team of employees pedal 54 miles over two days, replicating the iconic cycle race by creating a beach theme.

Raffles, face painting and a guess the number of pebbles in the jar competition were also held at the weekend to help raise even more money.

Their efforts helped to raise £450 for Sue Ryder, which provides hospice care and support to patients and their families.

The store’s community champion Pat Moyle said: “The seaside-themed static cycle ride was a lot of fun and we’re delighted to have raised such a fantastic amount.

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“As always, our customers were extremely generous.”

The static ride was done in support of colleagues who will take on the challenge for real in September.

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In total, staff from the south east region hope to raise £80,000 for the charity.

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