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southernvectisbloodstonemorrisdancersSouthern Vectis was on hand to support this year’s Bloodstone Border Morris Rally, providing buses to transport the dancers and their friends and family during the event. 

The rally, in aid of Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance, saw Bloodstone Border Morris dance team pit their talents against others, in locations across the island.

During the event, each team took turns to dance on the Bloodstone stage at Smallbrook Stadium – before moving to Ryde Esplanade for more of the same.

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Lindsay McComb, squire of Bloodstone Border Morris team.

“Based at the Smallbrook Stadium, we enjoyed camping, musical entertainment and were joined by several teams from the mainland.

“We all thoroughly enjoyed it. More importantly, we raised some much needed funds for the air ambulance.

“Now we’re already looking ahead to next year for more of the same – and we’d like to thank Southern Vectis for supporting us and providing transport during this special event.”

Matt Kitchin, general manager of Southern Vectis, said:

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“It is a pleasure to support such a worthy cause. I’m delighted the event was such a success – and enjoyable for all concerned.”

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