Potters Bar Cricket Club out to raise funds

A MAJOR fundraising event is taking place at Potters Bar Cricket Club this week. Club members have organised a 24-hour cyclethon, which they hope will net �10,000 towards the cost of building a new clubhouse. The event starts at 9.30pm on Saturday and

A MAJOR fundraising event is taking place at Potters Bar Cricket Club this week.

Club members have organised a 24-hour cyclethon, which they hope will net �10,000 towards the cost of building a new clubhouse.

The event starts at 9.30pm on Saturday and finishes at 9.30pm on Sunday.

Organiser Sarah Withers told the Potters Bar Edition what the challenge will involve.


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"We have got two exercise bikes in the clubhouse and we have got to keep them going constantly for 24 hours," she said.

Sarah said reaching the target of �10,000 would be "no easy task" and added she hoped people would "dig deep and donate generously".

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The 21-year-old added: "The bar will be open throughout the 24 hour period, so we would like as many people as possible to come down."

The clubhouse is expected to cost around �750,000 to build, of which the club needs to find �150,000.

As well as cricket, the club, which is based in The Walk, hosts hockey, darts and crib matches.

It also acts as a social club for the community.

For more information about the cyclethon, or to donate, call Sarah on 07545 808230.

Donations can also be made online at www.clubcharity.co.uk/

donate/index.cfm?&Groupcode=1129PBC

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