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Record collection for MGP supporters

Steam Packet collections raise more than £10,000

The Steam Packet Company says this year’s annual fundraiser aboard its vessels has raised a record-breaking sum for the Manx Grand Prix Supporters’ Club. 

Crew members on the Ben-my-Chree and Manannan carry out collections on all sailings during the Festival of Motorcycling and this year raised £10,532. 

That’s almost £3,000 higher than the previous record collected in 2014, which the company says is a wonderful celebration of the club’s 40th anniversary. 

The donations help fund rescue helicopters, support injured riders and fund vital medical equipment for the annual roadracing event.

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