Karting Kids raise £600 for elderly charity

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Children having fun on electric go-karts rides in Princesshay this summer have raised over £600 for Age UK Exeter.

Operators Go-Kart Party donated 10per cent of all takings throughout the summer to Age UK Exeter as part of the continued annual charity partnership between Age UK Exeter and Princesshay.

Go-Kart Party manage the pay per ride electric Go-Karts in Princesshay Square, running on a track specifically designed for four to 10 year olds.

Nathan Martindill of Go-Kart Party said: “We were delighted to bring the go karts back to Princesshay for 2015 and it’s been great to see everyone enjoying it so much. We have had great fun and are very proud to have raised over £600 for this fantastic local charity and the amazing work that they do.”

Jacqui Cornish, Grants & Partnerships Manager at Age UK Exeter said: “We are so very grateful to Go-Kart party for the generous donation to Age UK Exeter. It has been great working with both Go-Kart Party and Princesshay this year and we hope that everyone has enjoyed their time trying out their racing skills.”

Princesshay announced Age UK Exeter as its charity partner for 2015 in February and has been working with local charity throughout the year on events and fundraising activities.

For each £1 donated to Age UK Exeter, 91p is spent providing support and opportunities to older people in Exeter.

To find out more about the work carried out by Age UK Exeter visit www.ageuk.org.uk/exeter