Bounty Hunters bow out after a decade

TEN YEARS' HARD WORK: From left: Richard Amott, Gay Amott, Mary Ingleby, Val Watling and David Ingleby from The Bounty Hunters present Steve Schollar from Help for Heroes with a cheque for �1502.38, raised at the 10th and final snail race at Leavenheath village hall.
TEN YEARS' HARD WORK: From left: Richard Amott, Gay Amott, Mary Ingleby, Val Watling and David Ingleby from The Bounty Hunters present Steve Schollar from Help for Heroes with a cheque for �1502.38, raised at the 10th and final snail race at Leavenheath village hall.
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A group of fundraisers from Leavenheath have finally called it a day after ten years of events that have raised more than £25,000 for good causes.

The Bounty Hunters, made up of Gay and Richard Amott, Mary and David Ingleby and Val Watling, held its tenth annual snail race at the village hall earlier this month, raising more than £1,500 for Help for Heroes.

Mrs Amott, group treasurer, said: “Everybody gets old and we are all a bit achey – ten years is enough.”

The East of England Air Ambulance, St Helena Hospice in Ipswich, East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices and St Matthew’s Church and the village hall in Leavenheath have all benefited from The Bounty Hunters’ events over the years, including quizzes, New Year’s Eve parties and more.

The competitors in the popular snail races will now be looked after by the village hall committee.