Charity frog racing fun for Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice

WORKSOP folk enjoyed a fun evening of frog racing to raise money for Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice.

Around 120 supporters attended the night at the Masonic Hall which raised £925 for the charity.

The Frog Racing involved wooden ‘frogs’ propelled by ropes in a straight race with six ‘frogs’ in each heat.

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There were cash prizes up for grabs and onlookers could bet on their favourite ‘frog’ on a tote basis.

Chairman of the Worksop Support Group for Bluebell Wood John Bower said he was delighted the evening raised such a fantastic amount for the charity.

“It was a hugely enjoyable evening - enhanced by a very enjoyable supper provided by Kenny’s of Lowtown Street,” he said.

Mr Bower said they are now busy holding special merchandise stalls for Christmas and bucket collections across Worksop.

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The charity is also looking forward to hosting a general knowledge quiz, a fashion show and various other events in the New Year.

Anyone who would like to get involved with fundraising for Bluebell Wood should call 01909 530158.