Ducks will be racing up and down the River Dee on Saturday, March 28, for the annual Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research fundraisier.
The fun starts at 10am and at 1pm hundreds of plastic ducks will be released from the Queen’s Park suspension bridge to battle it out in the water.
The owner of the winning duck will win a prize of £100 of vouchers with a further three prizes of £75, £50, and £25 also up for grabs.
Ducks cost £2.50 each from Peter Hobson from the Chester branch of the charity on 01244 317 504, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org visiting www.beatingbloodcancers.org and following the local fundraising link through North and then choose Chester branch.
Every year in Britain 24,500 people are diagnosed with a cancer of the blood and the charity celebrated its 50th birthday in 2010. Despite no government funding the charity still commits 90p of every pound donated directly into vital research.