Comet Country Does Comic Relief

PLENTY of people in Comet country will be getting into the spirit of Comic Relief on Friday. Here is a list of events taking place in the area: Austen Woodgate, 80, of Peter Sell House, Desborough Road, Hitchin, will be shaving off his beard at 10.30am i

PLENTY of people in Comet country will be getting into the spirit of Comic Relief on Friday.

Here is a list of events taking place in the area:

Austen Woodgate, 80, of Peter Sell House, Desborough Road, Hitchin, will be shaving off his beard at 10.30am in the home's lounger. He has had his beard for 32 years and has so far raised �100.

Chesfield Downs Golf Club in Graveley will be hosting a biathlon in the gym by Paul, Nik and Richard who have to do 12.3 miles each on a treadmill and a bike to complete 36.9 miles. The event starts at 2pm.

There is also a sunrise to sunset game of golf by Robin, Tara, Glen and Emma to see how many holes they can do.

At the Coach and Horses, High Street, Stevenage, DJs Mark Almond and Ivan Childs will be playing classic jazz, funk and soul. The event starts at 7.30pm and finishes at midnight.

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Local band The Scallywags will be launching their debut CD, The Lost EP at 7.30pm at Sir John Barleycorn, Hitchin, and donating �1 from each sale to Comic Relief.

All post offices in Stevenage are supporting Comic Relief and will be accepting donations from customers.

Staff at Adept Scientific in Amor Way, Letchworth GC, will be staging a series of fun events throughout the day including a best moustache challenge, for ladies too, and MEP Richard Howitt will be wellie throwing!

Staff and residents at the White House Nursing Home in Gillison Close, Letchworth GC, will be holding a cake afternoon.

Staff at the Lyn Ward Hair Salon, in The Oval, Stevenage, will be dressed as soldiers while they carry out leg waxing starting at 2pm.

A teacher at The Nobel School in Stevenage is having a full body wax. To sponsor him, visit his fundraising page at www.justgiving.com/benjamincoates

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