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BIG LEARNER RELAY: Spotty car for a special cause in Bushey raises a grand

 Published on: 10th November 2020   |   By: Geraint Roberts   |   Category: Uncategorized

Alison Saggars, a driving instructor from Bushey, has raised almost £1,000 for Children in Need by sticking spots on her car to join in with The Big Learner Relay.

For the past five years, driving instructors from all around the country have been involved in The Big Learner Relay as part of BBC’s Children in Need appeal.

The idea, set up by Louise Walsh, is usually to see learner cars all over the country relaying together, but the pandemic and lockdown has meant that thing have to be a little different this year.

On her JustGiving page, Alison said: “This year I have decided to get involved in the sixth Big Learner Relay for Children in Need, even though we have to stay at home because of COVID-19.

“I am asking my students, friends and anyone else to sponsor a spot, write their name or message on it, and then all spots will be stuck on my car. We will drive around the area being spotty and hoping to be spotted.

“I know it’s not arduous challenge, but the charities still need our help and I’ve not supported this cause before. As it is directly related to my job, I thought it was about time I did.”

At the time of writing, Alison has almost reached her target of £1,000 and you can still support the cause by heading to justgiving.com/fundraising/alison-saggars1.

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