A CHARITY ride out has raised hundreds of pounds for St Luke's Hospice.

Around 120 motorcyclists and scooterists joined the ninth annual event on Sunday.

Winsford Guardian:

Clubs from across Cheshire and North Staffordshire teamed up to support a charity ride out for St Luke's Hospice

Clubs from across Cheshire and North Staffordshire teamed up to help fund care and support for people living with cancer and their families.

Riders raised £796.42 for St Luke's Hospice and also sold £55 worth of car raffle tickets.

Winsford Guardian:

Riders team up to support people living with cancer and their families

Riders met at St Luke's furniture warehouse on Road One on Winsford Industrial Estate and travelled 40 miles to the Middlewich Classic Car and Motorcycle Show.

Winsford Guardian:

Riders met outside St Luke's Hospice furniture warehouse under a sky that looked threatening but the rain held off and it turned into a beautiful day

Organiser Denis Newall, from South Cheshire Motorcycle Club, said: "Around 120 motorcyclists and scooterists rode on Sunday under a sky that looked threatening.

Winsford Guardian:

Marshalls were posted at every junction to direct riders and volunteers who collected for St Luke's

"However, the rain held off and turned into a beautiful day. The 40-mile ride went without any problems and was enjoyed by all.

Winsford Guardian:

Riders were welcomed at Middlewich Classic Car and Motorcycle Show by a warm crowd

"We were welcomed at Middlewich Classic Car and Motorcycle Show by a warm crowd and we look forward to seeing them, along with more riders next year.

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"We have to thank the many marshals posted at every junction to direct riders and volunteers who collected for St Luke’s Hospice."