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Cyclists raise nearly £4,000 for autism charity

PUBLISHED: 15:51 25 July 2014 | UPDATED: 15:51 25 July 2014

Barry Wharf, Richard Bennett, David Norton and Paul Hughes, who have helped raise nearly £4,000 for the National Autistic Society with a night-time cycle ride.

Barry Wharf, Richard Bennett, David Norton and Paul Hughes, who have helped raise nearly £4,000 for the National Autistic Society with a night-time cycle ride.

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A quartet of cyclists have completed a moonlit ride through the streets of London to help raise nearly £4,000 after being inspired by a four-year-old with autism.

Barry Wharf, Richard Bennett, David Norton and Paul Hughes pedalled the 100km London nightrider challenge as Mr Wharf’s son, Alec, from Brandon, was diagnosed with autism when he was two.

Together with a charity event held at Forest Academy School, the famiy have now managed to raise nearly £4,000 for the National Autistic Society.

The Wharf family said they would like to thank everyone that donated and supported their fund-raising.

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