Chew view awaits tractor rally drivers

A CHARITY tractor run will take drivers and their machines up to one of Saddleworth’s highest points.

Tractor run coming soon!

Completed in 1912, Chew Reservoir is 1,600ft above sea level and will be a refreshment stop on the scenic, 17-mile moorland Greater Manchester Tractor Run on Sunday, April 7.

This is the third staging of the event held to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support and Mossley Cancer Committee.

Participants are asked to wear or fly something pink in recognition of the good causes.

Organised by tractor owner Philip Davies, the rally will start from Smithy Farm next to the Hare and Hounds pub, Luzley Road at 10.am.

Entry costs £10 per tractor and drivers will be required to sign that vehicles are roadworthy, taxed and insured.

Refreshments will be provided on return to the Hare and Hounds where a raffle will be held to boost funds.

The Cancer Committee have previously prepared charity bags for people undergoing chemotherapy treatment at Tameside Hospital.

In them, are things to make a patient’s stay in hospital more comforting including toiletries, other sanitary products, even crosswords, notebooks puzzle books and pens.

For more details contact Philip on 0161 343 6565.

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