Making a splash: York’s best ice bucket challenge videos

4 Sep 2014 @ 9.50 pm
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Summer may be melting away, but a steady stream of ice bucket challenges around York has make it one to remember.

The city that gave the world Dame Judi Drench knows a thing or two about flash floods. So perhaps it’s no surprise that we took to the challenge like ducks to water.

And of course it was all raising money for good causes, the main one being research into Motor Neurone Disease.

Watch and enjoy. And if you’ve a video we should feature, drop us a line and we’ll add it in.

Hair we go

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The folks from Bang Hair weren’t worried about their barnets during this Mexican wave ice bucket challenge for Macmillan Cancer Support. The crowd on Low Petergate enjoyed it as much as we did.

Ice? ÜGot it

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Healthy food entrepreneur Joe Carnell takes time off from his concession on York station to get doused from all angles. But he still takes the chance to tell us how to make “the perfect frozen yoghurt”…

Soaking on the menu

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Gordon Clark proved a Star Inn The City doing his challenge outside the popular restaurant. And no risk of flooding, thanks to the built-in riverside defences.

Water over the bridge

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Here’s the crew of Coalters Estate Agents, sold on the idea of a drenching. “Three, two, one” and the line up is soaked – but not before nominating fellow York estate agents Ashtons.

Icing off the cake

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Three employees of The Vanilla Café get their own frosting, courtesy of their first floor friends.

Bucket of pop

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With evening temperatures dropping so are ice buckets over the guys from Pop World on George Hudson Street.

Spray court

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Gray’s Court is no stranger to being on film – but this is an altogether shorter movie at the boutique hotel.

This gets the goat

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Sure they’re not trolleyed? Joe Swales is doused outside Red Goat Climbing Company on Redeness Street, Layerthorpe.