Bed Race teams in TV spotlight

LOOK out for Blue Peter on BBC1 on Tuesday at 5pm when two youth teams who are taking part in the Great Knaresborough Bed Race will be featured.

Organisers, the Knaresborough Lions were contacted by programme makers and as a result, the two teams will be racing around the BBC television centre, finishing in the Blue Peter studio live on air.

“This will take up the first five minutes of the show,” said Lion, Kevin Lloyd. “It will be a great experience for the youngsters and a great opportunity for them to talk about their fund-raising activities.”

l Knaresborough Bed Race takes place on Saturday, June 10.