MEDICAL staff from the city’s hospitals got together to raise cash through a sponsored bed push.

The route took the fun-loving key workers from Royal South Hants hospital to Southampton General Hospital.

With large crowds turning out to compete or cheer-on, the day was said to have been a great success.

The dull weather failed to take the shine off the day on May 3, 1980 although it did manage to stay dry for the duration of the race.