8th Jul, 2020

Redditch Lions fun run success - and they now turn to Children in Need

REDDITCH Lions raised more than £500 to fight prostate cancer at their fifth annual fun run/walk in Arrow Valley Park last Sunday.

Nearly 100 people and pets turned out to do the 2.5km or 5km course with some suitably attired in Halloween costumes.

The money were raised for Prostate Cancer UK and Rory the Robot, a £1.6million state-of-the-art Da Vinci surgical robot which will be based in the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch.

Rory the Robot will offer patients across the county the option of robotically assisted prostate surgery and campaigners are trying to raise £1million to help pay for it.

Rory’s assistance will benefit patients from less pain, minimal blood loss, reduced time in hospital and faster recovery.

Redditch Lions will also be collecting money for BBC Children in Need on Friday, November 16 in Evesham Walk in the Kingfisher Centre. The club has been raising money for this charity every year since 1990 and have donated during the years more than £30,000.

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