Anchor Vans raises money for St Michael's Hospice, Basingstoke, with sponsored bike ride

Top Quote Staff at Anchor Vans, Berkshire's leading used vans dealership, participated in a sponsored off-road bike ride to raise money for St Michael's Hospice. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) June 18, 2011 - Padworth UK - Anchor Vans, one of the leading vendors of used vans in the UK announces that it has participated in a sponsored off-road bike ride to raise money for St Michael's Hospice in Basingstoke. Staff were sponsored per mile or for a fixed amount for participation in the event. For more information call 0118 9710 230 or go to

    "We're delighted to announce that we all be got on the bikes and went off-road for the sponsored cycle ride fundraiser," said Simon Joyce, Sales Director for Anchor Vans. "The event is took place on the 5th of June and luckily the weather was fine enough for us." St Michael's Hospice provides care for patients with incurable and chronic illnesses and their families, both in the hospice and the local community.

    When asked why Anchor Vans participated in the event, Simon replied; "We do several charity events a year and make donations to local charities to help our community, but this one is close to our hearts. One of our members of staff has a close friend being cared for by St Michael's Hospice and so we know just how important their work is. They provide all their services free of charge and depend on charitable donations, so we aimed to raise as much as we can!"

    About Anchor Vans

    Anchor Vans specialises in quality new and used vans in the South East of England. Anchor Vans is already the largest centre for new and used vans in Basingstoke, Newbury and Reading run from its main road Padworth site. Anchor Vans is well known for its competitive "lease to buy" schemes and for the quality of its website which allows customers to view pictures of all 350 new and used vans in stock. Anchor Vans has an extensive service centre with facilities for all classes of MOT for cars, vans and minibuses. Recently granted Ford approved service agent status, Anchor Vans has built a reputation for dependability and supplying high quality new and used vans.

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