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Festive tractor run raises £1,600 for Yorkshire Cancer Research

A festival tractor run around the Harrogate District has raised more than £1,600 for Yorkshire Cancer Research.

Festive tractor run raises £1,600 for Yorkshire Cancer Research A festive tractor run has raised more than £1,600 for Yorkshire Cancer Research. The “Tinsel Tractor Run” took place last weekend and saw 17 tractors hit the roads around the Harrogate District covered in Christmas lights and decorations. The group journeyed 21 miles across Ripon, Boroughbridge and the surrounding villages on Saturday (2nd December). Each driver was requested to pay £15 on arrival with an extra £10 for passengers. And organisers have revealed the event has raised £1,605 for Yorkshire Cancer Research. [caption id="attachment_91722" align="aligncenter" width="799"] The festive tractors in Ripon's Market Square.[/caption] Simon Dickinson, who has been instrumental in organising the tractor run, told Your Harrogate:

“Massive thanks to everyone who donated and took time to come and see us. “I am blown away as to how many people lined the route!”
Simon thanked West Yorkshire Vintage Club, Tates Garden Centre, Morrisons, Mathew and the staff at Cafe Nero and Cllr Sid Hawke, the Mayor of Ripon, for allowing the event to finish in the city’s Market Square. Read more local stories from Your Harrogate here.

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