CYCLING Santas will be pedalling their way round Worcestershire in a special new event raising funds for St Richard’s Hospice.

The first Santa Cycle is a family-friendly bike ride around a four mile route on the paths and tracks at Top Barn Activity Centre near Worcester, on Sunday, December 9 from 9am.

Riders can cycle four, eight or 12 miles in laps around the course and each participant will be given their very own santa suit on the day to take home and keep. Registration is £10 per person and £5 for under 12s. Registration must be made by Wednesday, November 28.

People can register online at or call the fundraising office for more information on 01905 763963 or email This event is sponsored by Midland Communications.

St Richard’s Hospice provides free specialist palliative care for patients living with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses and supports their families. For more information visit