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Close Brothers employees take on 65-mile bike ride for charity

Close Brothers employees

A team of four Close Brothers Motor Finance employees have taken part in the London to Brighton bike ride to help raise funds for Cancer Research.

Adam Hammond, Steve Ross, Elliot Bishop and Ian Brown, from the Sevenoaks branch of the company, took part in the 65-mile course between the two cities on September 27. 

So far they have raised more than £1200.

Adam Hammond, account manager at Close Brothers Motor Finance, said: “All four of us managed to finish with decent times even with the odd puncture and a chain falling off.

“To be honest, I never knew there were so many hills between London and Brighton. 

“My legs are certainty feeling it today but it was worth every minute to be able to contribute to a great cause such as Cancer Research.”

James Broadhead, CEO of Close Brothers Motor Finance, said: “I’d like to commend the efforts of our team.

“It takes great determination to take part in an event like this and I’m delighted to say that their hard work has helped us to raise even more for a vital cause.

“We’ve had Cancer Research as our charity partner for over a year now and in that time our colleagues across the UK have raised almost £40,000 in total.

“Our colleagues are already looking for new challenges and new ways to reach out to their communities.”

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