First ever Bexleyheath Pancake Race held

13:10 22 February 2012

Melissa Charles competes in the Bexleyheath Pancake Race

Melissa Charles competes in the Bexleyheath Pancake Race

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The first Bexleyheath Pancake Race took place on yesterday (February 21)

18 businesses took part, including staff from the organisers Greenwich & Bexleyheath Community Hospice.

The event was won by AMP Electrical, who won a frying pan. TK Maxx Bexleyheath came last to receive the wooden spoon.

The hospice expects the race to raise about £2,000 through sponsorship, pancake sales and team registration fees.

They provide people with specialist end-of-life care as well as providing support for their families and friends.

Community fundraiser Kimberley Wheeler said: “I’m delighted with the crowd turnout and support of local businesses.

“The community really pulled together today, including our volunteers who supported the event with bucket collections.”

For more information on the hospice, visit www.communityhospice.org.uk.

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