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£22,000 and counting as couple plough on with fundraising for air ambulance

By Dominic Robertson | Bridgnorth | News | Published:

A Bridgnorth couple who have raised more than £20,000 for the air ambulance have been presented with an official recognition of their efforts.

Sue and Bob Adams have raised a total of £22,000 for the charity

Sue and Bob Adams, aged 76 and 85, of Goodwood Avenue, have raised a total of £22,000 for the Midlands Air Ambulance.

They have raised the money by holding an annual vintage ploughing matches, every year for the past 22 years.

The events have taken place at a number of venues across the county.

The pair were presented with a certificate to mark their contribution .

Helen Russell, Mr and Mrs Adams' daughter, said they were delighted at being able to raise the money for the charity.

She said: "They were extremely proud to have received the certificate and the air ambulance staff were so lovely to them on their visit."

Sue and Bob Adams receive their certificate

The annual ploughing matches will continue with Mr and Mrs Adams now taking a back seat in the organising after 22 years of commitment to the events.

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Maria Jones, Shropshire fundraising executive for Midlands Air Ambulance Charity, said they had been delighted to have been able to recognise Mr and Mrs Adams' contribution.

She said: "I’m so pleased to be able to present Sue and Bob with this certificate on behalf of the charity.

“Their long-standing support is hugely appreciated, and with Midlands Air Ambulance Charity relying solely on the support of the public and local businesses to stay operational, without a doubt their generosity will have saved a number of lives over the years.”

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