SLIDESHOW: Heat on as cyclists raise thousands for hospice

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Despite scorching heat hundreds of cyclists took to the streets for the Prince of Wales Hospice’s annual cyclothon event last weekend.

Around 450 riders took on the event’s three routes on Sunday while families enjoyed the sun at a fun area set up in Pontefract Park.

Prince of Wales Hospice Cyclothon.
Prince of Wales Hospice Cyclothon.

Organisers expect the event to raise around £30,000 for the hospice, which costs £2.2m every year to keep open.


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