FORGET the Tour De France, it is all about ‘Le North West’.

Inspired by the Tour de France, David Lloyd Leisure Clubs in the north west will be notching up the miles and pounds for charity by staging a ‘Le North West’ cycle challenge on Sunday, August 10.

Peddling a distance of almost 100 miles team workers from the company will straddle onto their bike seats and go like the wind – and all for a good cause; to raise as much money as possible for Together for Short Lives, the group’s national charity partner.

Nick Appleby, corporate fundraiser at the charity said: “The ‘Le North West’ cycle challenge is a great idea and it will make a huge difference to local children’s hospice services right across the UK.”

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