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A super effort for hospice

10:02 05 March 2014

Customer representative Trevor Jenkins takes his turn on the step machine as the Phantom, spurred on by nationwide colleagues Deanne Bracher, Lucy Edwards and Sophie Scott.

Customer representative Trevor Jenkins takes his turn on the step machine as the Phantom, spurred on by nationwide colleagues Deanne Bracher, Lucy Edwards and Sophie Scott.

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Barnstaple Nationwide staff donned superhero costume for charity.

NATIONWIDE building society staff stepped to it to raise a super amount of money for Children’s Hospice South West on Friday.

Workers at the Barnstaple High Street branch donned superhero costumes and took it in turns to use a step machine to ‘walk’ 3.7 miles – equivalent distance from the branch to the charity’s Little Bridge House hospice in Fremington.

They sold home-baked cakes to customers and held a tombola, efforts that raised £151 for the hospice.

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