Sign up to take part in the next Great Pancake Day Races in Ross on Wye

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”Local business are already showing their support for this years Ross on Wye pancake Day races”  said Helen Kiddy  of Essential Sewing Sewing services, organiser

of the event on behalf of ART  which takes place through the main street of the town on Shrove Tuesday 4th March, culminating in front of the Market House. ”Any business  wanting to sponsor race or get involved in any way then please get in touch with me”

“its all good fun but some competitors do take it all very seriously” said Helen. Of course we’re already in training!”

Race categories will include: Retailers race, men’s sprint, lady’s sprint, open relay(teams of 4) Under 5’s toddle, 6-10 years sprint, under 15’s sprint, granny’s and grandad’s meander and many more.

” it cost just £1 per person to take part in the races and all you have to do is bring your won frying pan” said Helen Kiddy. “Races will take place throughout the afternoon from 3pm – to be confirmed nearer the time”

Entry forms are available at various places in the town including essential sewing services, Tudor sweets and little chic childrens boutique and more. ” Anyone willing to lend a hand on the day is always more than welcome” said Helen. “Please do get in touch”

Helen Kiddy can be contacted at Essential Sewing Services in Gloucester road on 01989 566406 or by email:


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