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Welsh cyclist Luke Rowe gifts bike to hospital worker who had bike stolen while on shift

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Welsh Cyclist, Luke Rowe, bought a bike for a member of staff at a Cardiff hospital, after his bike was stolen while in work.

Tom Roberts, who is a research fellow at the University Hospital of Wales, tweeted to say his bike was stolen while working on the intensive care unit.

The tweet generated a huge response online, with thousands of likes and retweets. And it wasn't long before it caught the attention of Welsh racing cyclist Luke Rowe.

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Luke Rowe, rides for Team Ineos, alongside Welshman and Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas.

The 30-year-old responded to Mr Roberts with a kind gesture - a new bike - a gift that was welcomed.

''Thanks so much, really appreciate it'', he said.

Lynne Lakes' has been receiving a hero's welcome from her family at the end of every shift.

It's not the first act of kindness seen towards those working within hospitals in Wales.

An NHS nurse from Coonah's Quay, has been receiving a hero's welcome from her family at the end of every shift.

Lynne Lakes' husband Richard, sons Jon and Peter, daughter Zoe and Zoe's fiancé, Joshua, form a guard of honour in the hallway each night to greet her.

That appreciation has been echoed all over the country for NHS staff.

People in Wales joined thousands of others across the UK to collectively applaud frontline health staff battling the coronavirus pandemic, for the second time.

The first of such 'Clap For Carers' moments took place a week ago.

The Clap For Carers initiative saw residents applauding from their doorsteps, window and balconies at 8pm with some venturing into the streets, and even ships horns being sounded.