Rafters ready for race day

FIFTY rafts will line up at the start of this year’s Shakespeare Lions Annual Charity Raft Race on Sunday. It takes place along a seven-mile stretch of the River Avon, from Wasperton to the finish line outside the RSC in Stratford-upon-Avon.

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