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A group of tractor enthusiasts from across the county have motored together along local country lanes to raise £10,000 for a local hospice.
Setting off from JP Woodcrafts Yard in Goxhill, the home of the Humberside Tractor Run, 82 tractors began their 32-mile journey across North Lincolnshire to raise funds for Lindsey Lodge Hospice and Healthcare.
Passing through villages full of spectators, the Tractor Run stopped off outside Barton-upon-Humber before finishing at the Royal Oak Pub in Barrow upon Humber.
One of the event organisers, Steve James said: “For our Charity of the Year we really wanted to choose a local charity and quite a few of our event organisers lives have been touched by the Hospice.
“We saw it was Lindsey Lodge’s 30th birthday so it was the perfect opportunity for us to get involved and raise some money, knowing that it will go towards helping local people.”
Together with other event organisers James Pearcy, Joseph Smithson, Will Dent, Dave Booth and Kay Smithson, James spent six months planning the day, gaining support from businesses and the farming community from all over the county.
Steve added: “It was a great day for everyone involved! We really cannot thank everyone enough for their support. From all of the Tractor Run Committee and crew including the girls collecting donations on the day and selling merchandise, to the volunteers, sponsors, spectators and tractor drivers.
“Not forgetting Kay and all her hard working staff at the Royal Oak selling raffle tickets, serving food and drinks. Everyone made it a fantastic day and we are delighted to have raised so much.”
Lindsey Lodge Fundraiser Kathryn Stewart said: “This is a huge amount of money that will really make a difference to our patients and their families.
“We really appreciate the support from everyone involved in the Tractor Run. I went along and it was a fantastic day for the whole family. I’d like to say a massive thank you on behalf of everyone at Lindsey Lodge!” 

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