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Festive bikers make toy delivery
Toy Run biker
The presents will be distributed to children's charities
Hundreds of bikers travelled in convoy through Berkshire to deliver Christmas presents to children's charities.

More than 1,500 bikers in fancy dress from across the Thames Valley took part in the annual Reading Toy Run.

The presents were delivered to Barnardo's High Close School in Wokingham to be distributed to children's centres around England.

Reading Christian Motorcyclists have organised the Toy Run for 22 years and bikers from several groups take part.

Reverend Sean Stillman, co-founder of the event, said: "It started out all those years ago with just 18 of us biking mates with our Christian faith and we got together to take a few toys to children in the local area.

"Here we are 22 years on with a few more of us."

The presents were collected by staff at the school to be distributed to Barnardo's centres and to children's charities in the Reading area.

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