Macmillan fund raiser success at Chatteris club

PUBLISHED: 15:23 12 October 2017

Bingo Tombola was held at the Chatteris Working Men's Club to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Bingo Tombola was held at the Chatteris Working Men's Club to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Archant

A charity has thanked Chatteris Working Men’s Club for raising money for them at a successful event.

A bingo tombola was held at the club to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Josephine Fried, one of the charity’s fund raisers, said: “The event was organised by Ann Bailes and Margaret Ward and raised an amazing £700 for the charity.

“Members of the local March, Chatteris and District fund raising group for Macmillan Cancer Support express sincere thanks to Ann and Margaret for their efforts and to members of the Working Men’s Club for their generosity.

“These funds will help those affected by cancer locally and also provide grants to those struggling financially as a result of their cancer treatments.”

Macmillan have a range of events throughout the year from running, cycling, swimming, bake sales and trekking. To get involved visit their website.

A spokesman for the charity praised local fund raising initiatives and said: “We want the voices of people affected by cancer to be at the heart of our campaigns. And with your support we can make sure their voices are heard.

By supporting our campaigns you can help improve the day-to-day lives of cancer patients and their families.

More news stories

19:33

Eight week closure of the A1101 from Shippea Hill to Littleport will start from Monday February 19 as part of a major campaign to repair more than 40 miles of drought damaged roads.

Yesterday, 22:51

Allegations against Wisbech councillor Simon King of inflating mileages, claiming for going 85 miles to Rugby but not on official business, and once claiming return mileage of 10 miles for a meeting a mile from his home, have been revealed.

He’s been appointed to look after the Fenland area but already Inspector Ian Lombardo has been put on the defensive to deny suggestions of any reduction in neighbourhood policing.

Yesterday, 21:02

Oxfam has cancelled an official opening of its new city centre store in Ely in the light of the continuing crisis over Haiti.

Most read stories

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Wisbech Standard e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter