Arresting sight in Bewdley

Locked up: The bosses who took part in the event.

Locked up: The bosses who took part in the event.

First published in News

WYRE Forest bosses were among managers who were read their rights, handcuffed and taken to “Bewdley Jail” - all in the name of charity.

It was part of Kemp Hospice’s charity event Lock up Your Boss and £2,000 was raised.

Mangers taking part included Paul Mitchell, of Lloyds Garage, Stourport, Chris Cookson, of Hickory Dickory Dock Nursery, Kidderminster and Nick Akathiotis, of Foley’s Fish Bar, in Kidderminster.

Steve Davies, of Prosperity Wealth, Stourbridge and Doug Lynes from Lens Online also took part.

The group had minimal rations and only had their mobile phone, a pen and paper to help them raise the £250 bail required for their release.

Kate Wilkinson, events fund-raiser, said: “All the bosses took being ‘arrested’ in their stride and entered into the fun of the day even if it was a total surprise. They got straight on their phones and have raised an amazing sum for the Hospice, more than £2,000.”

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree