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17 November 2016

Cobblers supporting annual fundraiser

'The Big Learner Relay for Children in Need' stopped at Sixfields on Thursday, and Cobblers players Joel Byrom and David Cornell were on hand to help the drivers on their way.

This two week event, now in its third year, features driving instructors and pupils across the country all getting together to raise money for Children in Need.
Driving Instructors are relaying a top box, (the kind that driving instructors have on the roof of their cars), from one driving lesson to another around England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

The relay started with a day in Northern Ireland on Tuesday 1st November. The top box has continued its convoy around the rest of the UK and the grand finale will be at Donington Race Park on Friday which is the Children in Need Appeal Day 2016 - 14 days, 3000 miles, 190 lead driving lessons and many thousands of instructors and pupils joining the convoy!

The total raised for Children in Need through the Big Leaner Relay is over £165,000.

It is still not too late to support the cause, please visit

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