World Champion's jerseys raise over £300 at Brent
signed jerseys worn by Burnham-On-Sea's BMX world champion Liam
Phillips raised hundreds of pounds for charity at an auction on
Sunday (June 29th).
100 family members and friends of Chris Evans, a Brent Knoll villager
who died nearly two years ago from a progressive lung disease,
held a 25-mile cycle marathon during the day, followed by an auction
at the village's Red Cow Inn.
riders completed a 25-mile round trip to Catcott and back before
the auction and barbecue in aid of the
British Lung Foundation.
Phillips' signed World Championship BMX jersey sold for £200
while his domestic jersey sold for £110.
father, Pete Phillips, who lives locally, led the auction and
said Liam was happy to give his support to the event.
Chris Evans Bike Ride and BBQ is in its third year and has raised
over £3,000 for the British Lung Foundation.
Jenny Evans said: "We were delighted with the support shown
and thank all those who came along to the barbecue or took part
in the ride. It was a great day of weather and we hope to have
raised a good sum for the charity."
Pete Phillips, Jenny Evans, Martin Snellgrove with the World Championship
jersey, George Talbot with the domestic jersey, Ben Evans and