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           HEROIC CYCLE RIDE                run   by   a   friend   and   online  dedication form is also available
                                            donations, he’s raised £2,500 for  o n      t h e     w e b s i t e ,
                                            the charity so far.                www.ludlowrotaryclub.org   ,   or
                                                 And you can help boost that  in   printed   form   from   St
                                            figure   if   you   go   to  Laurence’s   Church   or   Nock
                                            www.justgiving.com   and   enter  Deighton in Ludlow.
                                            ‘Alan   Humphries   Birmingham       Alternatively   you   can   write
                                            Velo’ in the search box. Click on  your dedication and send with a
                                            his name to get to his page and  cheque   made   out   to   Ludlow
                                            you can donate. The work this  Rotary Club to Tree of Light, c/o
                                            man has put into the campaign  Nock   Deighton,   12   Bull   Ring,
                                            is   tremendous   and   every   little  Ludlow   SY8   1AD.   If   you   are
                                            extra   helps   the   cause   he   is  enclosing   cash   please   hand
                                            supporting.                        deliver to Nock Deighton or the
                                                 LUDLOW’S TREE                 shop   in   St   Laurence’s   Church,
                                                                               Ludlow.
                                                      OF LIGHT
          Alan Humphries, out in Bewdley on   Ludlow   Rotary   Club   and   the      Please print the dedication and
                 his high mileage bike.     Town   Council   have   been       let us know how you would like
          Alan   Humphries   is   a   retired   running the Tree of Light since   it alphabetically listed, eg your
          firefighter who took up cycling   2008.     The   Tree   provides   the   surname or the surname of the
          as an alternative to leading local   opportunity   to   commemorate   person   remembered.     We   will
          walks. The 67 year old has two    loved ones at Christmas time by    use your wording so include any
          artificial   knees   and   a      making   a   donation   of   £5   per   family   details   in   your
          reconstructed shoulder, but still   dedication.   Thousands   of     dedication.
          took   on   the   challenge   of   the   pounds   have   been   donated   to        The Tree of Light 2017 was
          recent 100 mile Birmingham Velo   local charities.                   switched on in Castle Gardens,
          ride,   raising   money   for   the         The   Tree   is   festooned   with   on November 25th. Dedications
          Alzheimer   Society   because   a   lights and is the focus for good   are   open   until   Twelfth   Night,
          friend   was   recently   diagnosed   wishes.   The   full   list   of   January 5th.
          with the disease.                 dedications   is   featured   in   the           Any   queries   email
             Alan got into training back in   Ludlow Advertiser, recorded on   suefleetwood64@gmail.com,
          March, covering two short rides   the Ludlow Rotary website and      07710 761468.
          and one long one every week,      in   a   Book   of   Celebration   and       SILLY BIT
          plus adjusting his diet. He rode   Remembrance   in   St   Laurence’s   Lord,  give  me  coffee  to
          in the Velo and it took him ten   Church.                            change  the  things  I  can
          hours   to   complete   the   course,     Dedications can be made online  change, and wine to accept
          but he did it. With sponsorship   to   https://mydonate.bt.com/
          through justgiving.com, a raffle                                     the things I can’t.
                                            events/ludlowrotarytol.   The



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