Houghton Regis pancake race revival is a sizzling success

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There was no chance of the Houghton Regis Pancake Race falling flat, with an impressive 20 teams in the running for the Shrove Tuesday event.

Teams on the village green featured pancake power from schools, Nisa, The Children’s Society, Houghton Hall Park, the Recycled Teenagers, and Houghton Regis Town Council representatives – including Houghton mayor Councillor Peter Williams.

Houghton Regis pancake race
Houghton Regis pancake race

Town Crier Peter Hailes started each race, there was music from Mike Ruff on an accordion, and Regis the Lion was there, too. Teams of four flipped the pancakes while completing a short course.

 

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