Leiston: Suffolk Smugglers scooter club rallies to the aid of town’s Guides, Brownies and Rainbows

Smugglers donate to Leiston Gudies, Brownies and Rainbows. Picture by Pete Kyle.

Smugglers donate to Leiston Gudies, Brownies and Rainbows. Picture by Pete Kyle. - Credit: Archant

A Suffolk scooter club has spoken of its pride after hosting a “massively successful” rally attended by hundreds of enthusiasts to raise funds for local worthy causes.

Leiston-based Suffolk Smugglers presented the latest £300 donation from its annual ‘Run to the Rum’ rally to the town’s Guides, Brownies and Rainbows at their Guide Hut on Monday evening.

The weekend-long event, which took place at the LTAA in Victory Road, was attended by more than 300 enthusiasts, live bands and a reggae sound system.

Funds raised have also enabled Leiston Town’s under 15s youth football team to purchase a new kit.

Gail Richardson, spokesman for the Smugglers said: “We are very proud to be able to support other groups in our community.”