In a bid to spread some cheer and find silver linings at an otherwise dark time, Footman James, the classic vehicle insurance firm, has announced an initiative, celebrating the people up and down the country who are heroes to their classic bike community.
Many aspects of the highly sociable classic bike scene are run by volunteers, from bike clubs and bike events, through to motorsports marshalling and even charitable fundraising, so with the Classic Community Champion, Footman James wants to find the people who really make a difference.
The competition is currently included as part of the Merry Motoring series, a light-hearted weekly newsletter from Footman James providing entertainment and warm-hearted motoring stories from across the internet.
The public are invited to submit their nominations via the Footman James website, and the weekly winner will receive a Lego model of their choice (up to £150) alongside a £150 donation to their charity of choice.
The first Classic Community Champion to be crowned is Reverend Adam Gompertz – nominated for being a pillar of his local classic community, and for organising two monthly meets in Shrewsbury and Enville, with the money raised from these going to charity.
More details can be found at www.footmanjames.co.uk
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