Sandwich board parade raises thousands

By Tim Clarke 26/06 Updated: 28/06 15:06

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MORE THAN 40 Rotarians and their friends marched through the city centre wearing sandwich boards on Saturday (June 23) to raise over £3,000 for local good causes.

Eighty businesses paid to have their company advertised on the boards which were carried on a 40 minute route by members of the Rotary Club of Worcester, led by the 5th Worcester Sea Scouts band.

Club president Anne Pooley said: “We are so grateful that local businesses have taken up this fun method of showing Worcester they too care about local people.

"As a result over £3,000 has been raised for our charity fund. That is going to make a real difference. An added bonus was that we brought a smile to the faces of many members of the public on our route."

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