A GROUP of regular spinners got in the saddle for the Hospice of the Good Shepherd.
On Sunday, all 16 regular spinners – including men and women from their early 20s to their late 60s – at the class in Old Hall Country Club & Spa Chester, Aldford Road, Huntington cycled on the spot for three hours.
They raised about £2,000 for the hospice after the class leader read that it was in need of more cash.
Qualified instructor Keith Bradley, 54, from Whitby, Ellesmere Port trains three classes at the hotel every week.
He said: “I read that the hospice was short of money so I thought I’d do something about it.
“I’ve done things for the hospice in the past and I’ve had their raffle tickets every week. It’s a good cause and it’s local as well.
“It’s a wonderful place, they’re very good.”
Keith, who works at the Nuffield Hospital in the day, got three CDs of music together to keep his class in rhythm and keep morale up, and ended with You’ll Never Walk Alone.
“I’ve been doing spinning for nine years. I used to do it at David Lloyd and got the bug – I was doing six classes a week.
“Now I do four classes a week, including one in Connah’s Quay.”