Also visit: mashmedia.net | c-mw.net | exhibitionnews.co.uk | exhibitionworld.co.uk
Search

Peterborough Arena to host scooter world record attempt

Share
article:
Share on LinkedIn Email Print View
Peterborough Arena Peterborough Arena is gearing up to stage a world record attempt, when the East of England Showground venue hosts the Mobility Roadshow, 21-23 June.

Motorsport marshal Steve Tarrant (pictured with Lewis Hamilton), who survived a near-fatal crash at Goodwood Festival of Speed in 2000, will be attempting to smash the current Guinness World Record? for ‘the greatest distance covered in 24 hours by a mobility scooter’.
 
He aims to clock up 750 laps of the Showground’s Speedway Ring to beat the record of 154 miles achieved by Jackie Weeden in May 2011.
 
Jacqui Jones, executive director of Mobility Choice - the charity behind the event - said: “Steve is such an inspiration, especially to anyone newly disabled and we shall all be cheering him on.”
 
Organisers of the Mobility Roadshow tell CN they expect to attract around 10,000 visitors and 170 exhibitors.
 
The show also has an Interactive Sports Zone and there will be Meet the Experts sessions covering topics such as Blue Badge parking, air passengers’ rights and using a scooter on public roads and transport
 
Do you have news for CN? Email: pcolston@mashmedia.net

18 June 12

Leading industry suppliers confirmed as Confex contractors
International Confex has announced a raft of leading suppliers who have won contracts to work alongside the organisers on the show and to showcase their services to the... ...read more
Events at the BIC in 2015 expected to generate £50m
More than 53,000 delegates generating £50m in economic benefit are expected to attend events at the Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) in 2015, according to BH... ...read more
LCS welcomes Ed Bolling back as Chair
London City Selection (LCS) has re-appointed Ed Bolling, GM of Ironmongers’ Hall, to the role of Chair following the departure of Diane... ...read more
Council waves play on for conference centre at Sixfields
Northampton Town Football Club Chairman David Cardoza says a new conference centre development at the Sixfields stadium will help “ensure a bright and successful... ...read more
The QEII Centre appoints new directors
London’s QEII Centre will welcome two new directors early in 2015 in a team expansion and restructuring designed to extend the reputation of the iconic QEII Centre... ...read more

News Archive
Partners & Associations
I.C.C.A
Conference Centres of Excellence
Meetings Industry Association
VENUEmasters
International Confex
Conference and Meetings World
Conference News - Online
Conference News Supplement - Online
Mash Media
Home | News | Features | Blogs | Events Diary | Recruitment | Directory | Subscribe | Print Magazines | Contact Us
© 2008 - 2014 Mash Media Group