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WATCH: Follow the convoy after record-breaking Knaresborough Tractor Run

It was a record-breaking Knaresborough Tractor Run yesterday (Sunday) after 401 tractors took to the roads in convoy.

WATCH: Follow the convoy after record-breaking Knaresborough Tractor Run It was a record-breaking Knaresborough Tractor Run yesterday (Sunday) after 401 tractors took to the roads in convoy. The annual event, which started in 2021, runs each year to fundraise for Yorkshire Air Ambulance and has raised over £113,000 to date. And yesterday’s event was the biggest turnout ever, with 401 tractors confirmed. The convoy started at Harrogate’s Great Yorkshire Showground at 9am before parading to Pateley Bridge via Knaresborough, Burton Leonard, Bishop Monkton, Markington, Sawley and Grantley. [caption id="attachment_104289" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] The Your Harrogate Tractor, thanks to Ripon Farm Services.[/caption] Watch the route via the Your Harrogate tractor here: https://twitter.com/your_harrogate/status/1769632128340226357 Tractor Run chairman Steven Brown said:

“It’s just such a brilliant cause and you always say I don’t need the air ambulance, but you never know when you do and it may not be your fault, but in my opinion it’s heavily underfunded and if we can do anything to help, it’s all good.”
All funds raised will be donated to Yorkshire Air Ambulance. Tessa Klemz, regional fundraising manager for the North and East Yorkshire said:
“We are so bowled over by the generosity of the Yorkshire folk who keep us in the air. “We do need £19,000 a day to keep the two helicopters flying, but if you break that down, if every adult in Yorkshire gave £1.50 a year, that would cover it.”
Those who were not able to make the event yesterday can still donate online here. Read more local stories from Your Harrogate here.

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