£2,232 for Sport Relief

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STAFF at Spalding’s Sainsbury’s store went the extra mile to raise £2,232 for Sport Relief.

Three colleagues Andrea Astley, Barbara Hughes and Margaret Cook swam a mile, while other colleagues helped the fundraising effort by rowing the length of the Thames on a rowing machine at the front of the store.

Several staff also got involved with a Sport Relief Mile held at the Sir Halley Stewart Field.

Ann Morley, customer services team leader, who took part in the event said: “Sainsbury’s is proud to have sponsored the mile and we would like to thank all our customers who literally went the extra mile in their fundraising efforts for Sport Relief.”

The Spalding store’s efforts helpd towards Sainsbury’s overall total of more than £4million for this year’s campaign.