Celebrity meets Springboard families during charity bike ride

PUBLISHED: 08:00 22 October 2019 | UPDATED: 11:54 22 October 2019

Jamie Theakston visitied Bristol to talk to families from Springboard Opportunity Group.

Jamie Theakston visitied Bristol to talk to families from Springboard Opportunity Group.

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Families helped by a North Somerset charity cheered on a TV presenter during his 650-mile ride to raise money for it.

Jamie Theakston visitied Bristol to talk to families from Springboard Opportunity Group.Jamie Theakston visitied Bristol to talk to families from Springboard Opportunity Group.

Jamie Theakston arrived in Bristol during his gruelling ride from Edinburgh to London to meet families supported by the charity.

Jamie took on the challenge as part of Global's Make Some Noise campaign, which helps small charities across the UK.

More: TV star to help raise funds for Clevedon charity.

Jamie Theakston visitied Bristol to talk to families from Springboard Opportunity Group.Jamie Theakston visitied Bristol to talk to families from Springboard Opportunity Group.

Springboard Opportunity Group, which helps children with special educational needs and disabilities, is one of the lucky causes to benefit from the campaign.

Springboard's Joanne Kingscott said: "Despite being absolutely shattered, he made time to speak to all of the Springboard families that had come out to support him.

"There aren't enough words to describe what a kind and caring man he is - as well as being an absolute legend for cycling all that way, to raise not only money but awareness for smaller charities such as Springboard."


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