Tractor run raises more than £3,000 for charity

The Methwold Tractor Run in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support raised more than £3,000. Picture: Vincen

The Methwold Tractor Run in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support raised more than £3,000. Picture: Vincent Rose - Credit: Annie Bruce

They are the machines that have kept Norfolk’s fields ploughed and crops harvested.

Sue Sampson speaking at the Tractor Run. Picture: Vincent Rose

Sue Sampson speaking at the Tractor Run. Picture: Vincent Rose - Credit: Annie Bruce

Now, a convoy of more than 50 tractors, both vintage and new, has raised £3,000 for charity.

The parade set off from St George's Hall Complex, Methwold, to raised funds for MacMillan Cancer Support Group.

The route saw the parade go through Methwold Hythe, passing Wissey Sugar Beet Factory, into West Dereham before stopping at Church Farm Rare Breeds Centre in Stow Bardolph.

Leader of Downham Market Macmillan support team, Sue Sampson, picked the winner of the best dressed tractor during the stop.

The Methwold Tractor Run in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support raised more than £3,000. Picture: Vincen

The Methwold Tractor Run in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support raised more than £3,000. Picture: Vincent Rose - Credit: Annie Bruce

On arrival back at Methwold a crowd had gathered to welcome the group and with further fundraising efforts including a cake sale.

For more information about the next run go to www.Facebook.com/MethwoldTractorRun

The Methwold Tractor Run in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support raised more than £3,000. Picture: Vincen

The Methwold Tractor Run in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support raised more than £3,000. Picture: Vincent Rose - Credit: Annie Bruce

The Methwold Tractor Run in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support raised more than £3,000. Picture: Vincen

The Methwold Tractor Run in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support raised more than £3,000. Picture: Vincent Rose - Credit: Annie Bruce

The Methwold Tractor Run in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support raised more than £3,000. Picture: Vincen

The Methwold Tractor Run in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support raised more than £3,000. Picture: Vincent Rose - Credit: Annie Bruce

The Methwold Tractor Run in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support raised more than £3,000. Picture: Vincen

The Methwold Tractor Run in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support raised more than £3,000. Picture: Vincent Rose - Credit: Annie Bruce

The Methwold Tractor Run in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support raised more than £3,000. Picture: Vincen

The Methwold Tractor Run in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support raised more than £3,000. Picture: Vincent Rose - Credit: Annie Bruce

The Methwold Tractor Run in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support raised more than £3,000. Picture: Vincen

The Methwold Tractor Run in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support raised more than £3,000. Picture: Vincent Rose - Credit: Annie Bruce

The Methwold Tractor Run in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support raised more than £3,000. Picture: Vincen

The Methwold Tractor Run in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support raised more than £3,000. Picture: Vincent Rose - Credit: Annie Bruce