Last month store director at Intu Lakeside, Shakeel Hirani, took part in a Essex-wide charity bike ride to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society.

Shak was part of a team of 7, made up of Essex store directors and the Essex regional relationship manager Roy Thorogood, who cycled 64 miles across the county’s countryside.

The group pledged to raise at least £1000 between them, but in an outstanding effort by all, the group exceeded their original target and raised £1,817!

Thanks for the support

Speaking about the charity cycle, Shakeel said: ‘It was a great day which I thoroughly enjoyed being part of.

‘It’s great to know that all the staff and customers that have supported us has helped us raise such a vast amount for charity.

‘We’ll definitely be planning for fundraising events in Essex in the near future.’

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