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The second annual Corporate Challenge Awards

PUBLISHED: 00:00 17 April 2018 | UPDATED: 08:50 17 April 2018

Rotherwood Recruitment Team Annette Bradford, Spencer Kelly, Melanie Henry, Jennifer Haigh, Samantha Footwells and Chloe Pinder (c)PendleLive.co.uk

Rotherwood Recruitment Team Annette Bradford, Spencer Kelly, Melanie Henry, Jennifer Haigh, Samantha Footwells and Chloe Pinder (c)PendleLive.co.uk

Andy Ford

Around 160 guests from businesses across Burnley and Pendle celebrated raising more than £97,000 for Pendleside Hospice.

The second annual Corporate Challenge Awards, held at Burnley Mechanics, saw 28 local businesses go head-to-head to battle it out to raise the most money for the hospice. Each was given £50 donated by sponsor Charter Walk Shopping Centre in Burnley to start them on their way. Among the winners from the event were Barrowford-based lighting specialists acdc who took home the overall Corporate Challenge Champion Award, and Burnley and Pendle Slimming World which raised the most cash with £26,311, nearly double their previous winning total from last year. While Pendle Engineering who scooped the Laugh Out Loud Award for their unique fundraising idea of selling kisses with Bernie the St Bernard dog, and the Innovation Award for their Hole in Onesie day, a golf day with a twist. A new challenge has just been launchedw

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