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One second shy of balloon world record

PUBLISHED: 17:22 17 June 2008 | UPDATED: 10:01 11 August 2010

FUN and frolics were afoot last week as Barking insurance brokers filled their office with balloons. In a world record attempt, staff at Lark Insurance Company chased 100 balloons around the room trying to pop them in under 25 seconds. Sadly, the employe

FUN and frolics were afoot last week as Barking insurance brokers filled their office with balloons.

In a world record attempt, staff at Lark Insurance Company chased 100 balloons around the room trying to pop them in under 25 seconds.

Sadly, the employees missed out by just one second.

But they had a lot of fun and raised £570 for St Francis Hospice through sponsorship from friends, family and co-workers.

The event took place at the company office in Wigan House, Wakering Road on Thursday June 5 at 12.30pm.


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