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London to Paris rowers raise over £50,000 for The Light Fund after triumphant effort

Funds raised for The Light Fund by a heroic team of licensing executives who spent last week rowing from London to Paris have reached a massive £54,000 and counting.

Led by the mission’s captain, Rob Corney of Bulldog Licensing, a troupe of 13 rowers embarked on the challenge of a lifetime in rowing the more than 300km in 72 hours with the aim of raising £50,000 for the licensing industry charity.

The team completed the challenge on May 5th, finally pulling into the Eiffel Tower having traversed the Seine, after starting out from London Bridge at the start of the week.

Funds raised have so far reached a total of £54,317 but there’s still time to donate to the cause by following this link.

About Robert Hutchins

Robert Hutchins is the editor of Licensing.biz and ToyNews. Hutchins has worked his way up from Staff Writer to the position of Editor across the two titles, having spent some six years with both ToyNews and Licensing.biz, and what now seems like a lifetime surrounded by toys. You can contact him by emailing robert.hutchins@bizmedia.co.uk or calling him on 0203 143 8780 You can even follow him on Twitter @RobHutchins3 if ranting is your thing...

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