Saddleworth Magazine Mar-April Web version.pdf
                                WILLOW WOOD HOSPICEyou’ve cycled, but would like to join the team raisingfunds for Willow Wood in this way.The 16km route may be the one for you if you cyclefor fun and  tness, while there are a couple of A roadsit’s mainly on quieter roads and country lanes. If you’rea bit more experienced and ready for a challenge thenyou can continue along a 35km route which doesincorporate some testing hills.The  nal route is 48km with some signi cant inclines;at the highest point you will have reached around400m above sea level, so it’s not for the faint-hearted!Chris said: “We’d love to see as many of our BigBikers as possible again this year, so put Sunday 20 Mayin your diaries.Online booking is now open, so makesure you take advantage of the Early Bird prices until31 May. Numbers are limited, so we don’t want you tomiss out.”The BIG Ride is BACKWillow Wood’s Big Bike Ride is coming back for 2018and will be bigger and better than ever.This year therewill be a choice of four different routes to ensure thatthe whole family can take part, from the novice cyclistwho may not be ready to take to the open road to themost experienced riders who relish a real challenge.Anthony Lord, head of income generation &marketing explained:“We’re proud to announce thatwe’ve partnered with Tour de Manc to help us deliverthe best cycling experience for our supporters.Tourde Manc is a not for pro t organisation, its run byvolunteers and it has a similar ethos to Willow Wood– it’s all about living your life to the fullest”.Chris Hayden, community fundraiser agreed. “Overthe past two years our Big Bike Ride has raised over£33,000 and by joining forces we are able to give ourcyclists the support they deserve.There’ll be betterroutes, better signage and better back-up on the road– we’ll even be providing a mechanic for minor repairsalong the way.The  rst of the four routes is on a 1km  at cycletrack, and so is suitable for young or inexperiencedcyclists; it will be totally up to them whether they stickto one circuit or go for the maximum of 8km.We mayeven be able to loan entrants a bike if they don’t havetheir own – a great offer if it’s been a few years sinceFor more information go towww.willowwood.infoEAT • DRINK • RELAXOut and About      We would like toextend a verywarm welcomefrom everyoneat Bed inUppermill as weapproach theSpring season Mother’s Day SpecialUp & Coming Events.....SPANISH NIGHT Thursday 8th March 5 COURSES ONLY £25 per personINDIAN NIGHT Thursday 29th March 3 COURSES ONLY £25 per personAndy and the team areproud to bring youour delicious breakfastand lunchtime menus,and when the sun goes down, Bed thenturns into a bustling wine and cocktailbar serving the very best drinks  Bed alsoregularly host themed dining nights, sosimply pop in or call to find out what’s onthe calendar so you can put it in your diary       AFTERNOON TEAONLY £14.95 per personBOOKING ESSENTIALREADERS COMPETITIONFor your chance to WIN aMEAL for TWO at theINDIAN NIGHT then simply sendyour name & contact details THURSDAY 22nd MARCH.Over 18ʼs Only. T & Cʼs Apply.            Tel: 01457 87799838 High Street• Uppermill• Saddleworth• OL3    www. Around