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"Bike Drag Race" for Charity!

Food and The Fish Factory staff who entered the race.
Food and The Fish Factory staff who entered the race.

Proto Restaurant Group has, along with the help of Quest Adventure, enrolled 10 of our staff onto the Cycle to Work UK Government scheme which is a tax exemption initiative introduced to promote healthier journeys to work and to reduce environmental pollution.  It allows employers to loan cycles and cyclists’ safety equipment to employees as a tax-free benefit.  The exemption was one of a series of measures introduced under the Government’s Green Transport Plan.

So, in order to kick start a healthy beginning to 2013 for some of our employees who decided to take advantage of the Cycle to Work Scheme, we decided to enter them into a company bike drag race on Worthing seafront.  What better way to start the new year and get them on their bikes…

All employees who entered the race paid £10 which started from Worthing Pier and finished at the Sea Lane Cafe, in Goring-by-Sea so a 3 mile sprint in total and their £10 donation went to the Love Your Hospitals charity which Andy Sparsis, owner of Food and The Fish Factory is a proud patron of.  In order to entice the staff to enter the race on a cold sunny winter’s morning, once they all completed the race it was straight to the Sea Lane Cafe for a well deserved fry up!

And the winner is...Troy Webb from The Fish Factory, Worthing
And the winner is...Troy Webb from The Fish Factory, Worthing

Well look out for more charity fundraiding events we will be up to this year by checking out our blogs and keeping up-to-date with our monthly email newsletters.  If you are not yet a Proto Club Member you can join today so don’t delay!  Lots of offers to be had and member priority for events held at Food or The Fish Factory as well as a free glass of house wine on your first visit and freebies for your birthday.

We look forward to seeing you soon at Food (01903 227780) or The Fish Factory restaurants in Worthing (01903 207123) or Littlehampton (01903 715000).