Customers at Chaophraya restaurant in the Bullring are being asked to cycle from Birmingham to Bangkok.

The 7.822-mile trip – on a static bike – will see diners and staff contribute £1 per mile towards an initiative to raise £50,000 for the Thai Children’s Trust. The restaurant will also be giving a 5p donation for every portion of Jasmine rice sold.

The virtual cycle is just one of the restaurant group’s ambitious fundraising plans which kicks off in April. For instance, a bunch of plucky employees will be scaling Snowdon in April and Financial Director, Christian Hall will be running the London marathon.

Check the website to see how you can get involved and track the progress of the virtual bike ride to Bangkok www.thaichildrenstrust.org.uk

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