Second Duck Race Victory
After another year of relentless training, Customer Service Manager Howard once again saw his duck come in ahead of 499 other yellow rubber ducks in the 2016 Kelbrook Duck race. A charity fund raiser, the annual event sees 500 sponsored ducks released a half mile upstream of the village centre, the fire brigade on hand not so much for emergencies as to ensure all ducks complete the twisty river course. Thanking his support team and rapid duck, whilst raising aloft his chocolate Gruffalo prize, Howard promised to be back next year for what would be a record breaking hat-trick! And no, the race was not run on April 1st.