Stick your oar in for charity

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SHOPPERS and businesses are being urged to take to the water.

The Bridges has teamed up with the Rotary Club of Seaburn to support a family Dragon boat day at Herrington Country Park on June 17.

Centre director Andy Bradley said: “As a member of the Rotary Club in Seaburn, I’m urging everyone to get involved or to sponsor those who will be competing in the race.

Team members can visit the Bridges customer desk, contact Rotarians Peter Calvert on 528 5446 or John Lipscombe on 537 2145, or visit the club’s website at

Each team will be asked to raise a minimum of £1,000 – £50 each – for a local charity.