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Officeworx Directors go the extra 600 miles for CCP

PUBLISHED: 11:10 22 June 2017 | UPDATED: 11:13 22 June 2017

Paul Berry (left), Rob Adkins (centre) and Cordell Ray (right) near the signpost in Imperial Gardens that shows the distance to Cheltenhams twin towns, including Göttingen

Paul Berry (left), Rob Adkins (centre) and Cordell Ray (right) near the signpost in Imperial Gardens that shows the distance to Cheltenhams twin towns, including Göttingen

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Directors of the Cheltenham based stationery, office supplies, furniture and IT business Officeworx, Rob Adkins and Paul Berry, will cycle from Cheltenham’s twin town Göttingen in Germany, back to Imperial Gardens in Cheltenham.

The challenge is a staggering 611 miles in just 7 days, starting on the Wednesday June 21. The Göttingen to Cheltenham challenge is in aid of local charity CCP who work within the community - Transforming lives by Preventing Homelessness, Strengthening Families and Promoting Independence. This is not the first challenge the duo have undertaken having successfully raised £1,500 cycling from London to Paris in August 2014, again for CCP. The pair have set themselves the target of raising £2,500 from their challenge this time around.

Rob and Paul were waved off Wednesday June 21 by the Mayor of Göttingen, Ulrich Holefleisch who is planning to cycle the first few miles with them. The Mayor of Cheltenham, Klara Sudbury will be welcoming Rob and Paul back to Imperial Gardens on Tuesday June 27 and Dave Jones Deputy Chief Executive of CCP will also meet the duo to help encourage them to cycle those last tiring miles!

Officeworx and CCP have worked closely together since the London to Paris cycle ride in 2014 and the Directors are ready for the next challenge. Rob Adkins commented “It’s great to raise money for CCP, particularly when we have seen first hand the fantastic work they do and the help they give to vulnerable local people. This year we want to push ourselves further and the amazing support we have received from customers and suppliers have already enabled us to raise over £2,000 so far”.

Cordell Ray, Chief Executive of CCP, welcomed the news of the fundraising bike ride and said “The whole team at Officeworx have really got behind the work of CCP in the community. Whilst Rob and Paul have got the hard job of cycling every mile back to Cheltenham, I do know it’s a real team effort to bring the boys home, and gratitude extends to every member of the team, who make such a difference to our work”

To support Officeworx and CCP visit the JustGiving page here.

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