Fundraisers who are cycling in memory of MP Jo Cox have thanked Brunel University London for hosting them on the final stage of their journey into London.
The cyclists, from Yorkshire and the North East, set off on Wednesday August 17 from the Labour MP’s constituency in Birstall and Spen.
They will cycle 260 miles in total, raising money in aid of Jo’s charities and arriving at the Houses of Parliament on Sunday.
Organiser of The Jo Cox Way, Safraz Mian BEM, thanked Brunel for offering accommodation to the group on Saturday night, adding: “We’re very grateful that Brunel is supporting this cycle ride, and remembering Jo. The Jo Cox Way is our tribute to her life, her beliefs and all the pockets of good work that go on up and down the UK, in our villages, towns and cities.”
Local cyclists are invited to join the ride at each stage. The core group of will set off from Brunel University London, at 10.30am on Sunday for the final 24 miles of their journey. Visit here for more information and to sign up, or visit the group’s Facebook page at https://m.facebook.com/The-Jo-Cox-Way-2044863155738151/
Jo was shot and stabbed in June. Thomas Mair is due to stand trial next month accused of her murder.