Site Manager John Soaks Up Generosity From Fund Raising Stunt
19 Nov 2018

Charity champions at Linden Homes West Yorkshire are continuing to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support - by soaking one of their site managers!

Game for a laugh John Firth from the Riverside Mills development in Boroughbridge in North Yorkshire took to the stocks in the name of the good cause, with colleagues making a donation to throw wet sponges at him!

His valiant efforts raised £280 for the company’s chosen charity of 2018, with a series of events already held throughout the year so far topping £15,000 for the charity.

No stranger to fund raising – having taken part in a white collar charity boxing event earlier this year – John said: “It was a bit of a giggle for a very good cause – and I’m normally up for a laugh. To be honest, I think some of the team enjoyed the chance to throw a wet sponge or two in my face, and one or two had a really good aim!”

Riverside Mills boasts a stylish range of three, four and five-bedroom family properties in a wonderful location, with the first residents having already made the development their home.

Suitable for a range of lifestyles and budgets, and perfect for commuter for commuters, it enjoys excellent road links with the A1, and is around 18 miles north west of York.

Riverside Mills offers both a picturesque location and the convenience of being well connected. In an area of natural scenic beauty, with attractive local villages, countryside and is close to Boroughbridge Marina.

The sales and marketing suite and show home are open every day (apart from Tuesdays) from 10.30am until 5pm. Alternatively contact the sales team on 01423 586 760.


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