Pedalling for pounds

He lines up with Mark Linehan, MD of the Sustainable Restaurant Association and Andy Cook from Ease project management on a gruelling 200km trail taking in The Scarlet Hotel in Mawgan Porth, The Eden Project in Boldeva and Gara Rock in East Portlemouth before fetching up at the award-winning ODE restaurant in Shaldon, south Devon. En route the trio will be filling their panniers with a selection of organic and home-grown produce that ODE’s Tim Bouget will use to rustle up a delicious sustainable supper to boost the coffers for Springboard, the charity that helps disadvantaged youngsters into careers in hospitality, and Action Against Hunger, which works to end child hunger.

Mike’s calling on friends, colleagues and everyone he knows to dig deep and help two great causes; simply go to to donate.