St Neots Fire Engine Pull receives Sports Memorabilia for Burns Camps Charity Auction.
The auction at this years St.Neots Fire Engine Pull has received a massive boost with the donation of Hunts County Cricket bat that has been signed by Former England cricketers Darren Gough & Ronnie Irani.
Both cricketers who are now presenters on radios Talk Sport said that they were very happy to be able to contribute to what is a very worthy cause.
Organiser Dave Webster said, “This is a great item to have particularly that all bidders can be absolutely assured it is a genuine item with authentication for the signatures.
The Auction which takes place at The Cambridgeshire Hunter Pub in Eynesbury after the Fire Engine Pull on Sunday 6th May 2012. In addition to the bat there is a long list of other auction items many of which have been donated by local businesses to be auctioned off during the day. Other items include A signed picture of Racehorse Trainer Mick Quinn with one of his horses, An evening at Peterborough Dogs in the corporate Suite for 40 people including Buffet and race sponsorship, A bouquet of flowers each month for a year, 12 Months Gym Membership a Harpers Fitness Centre, Green Fee vouchers for various Golf Courses in the area, along with meal Vouchers for local restaurants. Other items are still to be confirmed. The list will be regularly updated on the website www.burnscamp.org.uk
In addition to the Auction there will be lots of other entertainment going on including Bouncy Castle, Face Painting, BBQ, Music & Raffle.
We are delighted to announce that Dave Boy Green MBE has today confirmed that he will be walking the route from start to finish with a bucket collecting money! Dave from Chatteris who was awarded the MBE in the New Years Honours list for his work for charities said that he pleased to be able to help and looking forward to the event!
This is the 7th year that the Fire Engine pull has taken place with 100% of the Money raised going towards funding camps at Grafham Water for Young Burns Survivors. Last years Fire Engine pull raised in excess of £10,000 on the day.
The actual Fire Engine pull is along a route of 4 miles starting at Wyboston Lakes going through Eaton Socon and the high Street ending at The Cambridgeshire Hunter Pub in Eynesbury.
There are 2 teams from The Cambridgeshire Hunter a Male team & a Female team, a team from the Hare & Hounds Pub and 4 teams comprising of regulars of local pubs from the St.Neots area.
For those people who are unable to attend the event bids can be left for any of the Auction Items with either Dave Webster (07715 629889) or Steve Wills (07765 103861).
For further details of the event and “Burns Camps” contact Dave Webster
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Lived in St Neots since 1975 and boy how its changed, always looking to promote everything great in and around our town.