The winner of a bicycle raffle that raised £2,500 for North Devon District Hospital’s Seamoor Unit has collected her prize.

Organisers of Croyde Ocean Triathlon have raised £2,500 for North Devon District Hospital’s Seamoor Unit with a bicycle raffle.

The Raleigh Forge electric bike was donated by event sponsors Hyundai Roundswell and Southfork Braunton.

Raffle winner Shirley Lulham collected her prize on Wednesday.

Before riding the bike from Southfork to her home in Buckland Brewer, Shirley said: “I like to do as much cycling as I can, although that’s usually on weekends - I’ll be able to go a lot further now.”

Triathlon organiser Michael Morris said the event on July 3 had raised nearly £10,000 for the Seamoor Unit and other charities.

Over and Above fundraising manager Ian Roome, said: “A big thank you to everyone who bought a raffle ticket, and to Croyde Ocean Triathlon for supporting the Seamoor Unit.

“Proceeds from the raffle will go to helping local people who are being treated for cancer.”

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