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Bishop Peter and Jane ride for Somerset Churches Trust


The Bishop of Bath and Wells Peter Hancock and his wife Jane joined a group of cyclists and walkers to visit all of the churches in Wells and surrounding villages to raise money for Ride + Stride. All of the money raised will be used to repair churches and chapels in Somerset or to help them provide facilities to improve community use.

Starting at the cathedral Bishop Peter and Jane cycled to all of the churches on the route. These were St Joseph and Teresa Roman Catholic Church, Wells United Reformed Church, Wells Methodist Church, St Thomas' Church and St Cuthbert's. Leaving Wells they went on to Wookey Hole, Wookey St Matthew, Henton and Coxley. Cyclists and wakers all went off at their own speed and in different directions meeting up at churches on the way. All churches on the route provided a warm welcome and much needed refreshment on what turned out to be a rather wet and cold day although this did nothing to dampen the spirits of all taking part. 

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