Bikers deliver Easter treats

THE Easter Bunny donned leathers to deliver chocolate eggs for mums and children in a domestic violence refuge. For the fourth year running, Stevenage and District Motorcycle Club visited three charities in Herts and Beds to drop off more than 150 Easter

THE Easter Bunny donned leathers to deliver chocolate eggs for mums and children in a domestic violence refuge.

For the fourth year running, Stevenage and District Motorcycle Club visited three charities in Herts and Beds to drop off more than 150 Easter eggs.

Fifty people on 30 bikes and in two cars went on the run.

They went to Keech Cottage Children's Hospice on the outskirts of Luton and Home Farm Trust in Shefford.


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They also went to the headquarters of Hightown Praetorian and Churches Housing Association which manages the Stevenage and North Herts Women's Refuge.

There they handed over 50 eggs to association supported housing manager Sheelagh Jones and refuge team leader Karen Rose.

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Karen said: "We have been overwhelmed by the generosity of the motorcycle club. The Easter eggs were given to the women and children currently staying at the refuge.

"I would like to thank the motorcycle club for this kind donation and for taking the time out of their weekend to visit our head office on their bikes."

All the members of the club bought the eggs and donated them to the three nominated charities.

Dave Kinch from the club said: "This is the fourth year that we have supported the Stevenage and North Herts Women's Refuge as part of our annual Easter egg run.

"It is a great event that all the members enjoy taking part in and donating Easter eggs. We are all delighted to be able to support such fantastic local charities."

The club was founded in 1961. For more information about it, visit www.stevenagemotorcycleclub.org

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