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Knaresborough Tractor Run raises over £30,000 for Yorkshire Air Ambulance

They handed in the cheque at Tractor fest last weekend

The Knaresborough Tractor Run committee has handed over a huge cheque to Yorkshire Air Ambulance, following their record breaking event in March.

401 tractors took part on 17th March, with participants donating to the charity, and organisers presented a cheque whilst at Tractor Fest this weekend (8th/9th June). 

The run, believed to be the biggest of it's kind in the UK, attracts people from far and wide and is in memory of Michael Spink, who tragically died in an incident whilst in New Zealand during 2017. 

After the event took place, Steven Brown, chair of the Knaresborough Tractor Run Committee, commented that he hoped the final talley would show more than £20,000 for Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

He added, 

"We do it to remember him ( Michael Spink) and to raise funds for Yorkshire Air Ambulance, which he always supported.

To raise the funds, a total of 401 tractors made a loop from Harrogate to locations such as Knaresborough, Pateley Bridge and Bishop Monkton."

The Tractor run exceeded their target with a whopping £30,497 raised for Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

To find out more you can visit the Knaresborough Tractor Run Facebook page here

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