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PUBLISHED: 13:38 24 September 2009 | UPDATED: 17:11 25 August 2010

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FIREFIGHTERS dressed as nurses and nurses dressed as firefighters pushed a bed for six miles to raise money for a hospice.

FIREFIGHTERS dressed as nurses and nurses dressed as firefighters pushed a bed for six miles to raise money for a hospice.

Green Watch firefighters from Woolwich Fire Station and nurses from Greenwich and Bexley Cottage Hospice, in Bostall Hill, Abbey Wood, rolled through the streets of Greenwich and Bexley last Saturday.

So far they have raised £1,000 for the hospice.

Organiser Julie Lawrie-Raison said: "The bed push was traffic-stopping in more ways than one, and the atmosphere was brilliant.

"We're still counting the donations but we expect to have raised several thousands pounds for the hospice."

Firefighter Robert Colvin said: "The public were terrific and I would like to say a huge thank you for them for supporting us along the route. We all had a great time raising the money."

To donate, visit www.cottagehospice.org.uk, or call the fundraising team on 020 8319 9230 or email fundraising@gbch.org.uk.

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