Weston-based charity raises £10k

More than £10,000 was raised. Picture: Scott Daniels

More than £10,000 was raised. Picture: Scott Daniels - Credit: Archant

A Weston-based charity raised £10,000 at a fundraising ball.

Broad Community Trust hosted its sixth charity ball at Rookery Manor, raising much-needed funds for Weston Hospicecare and Macmillan Cancer Support’s North Somerset team.

This year’s event had a Las Vegas theme and attendees were entertained by a casino.

There was also a golden raffle for a three-night break in the American resort.

Entertainment included live music from 1990s tribute act Cotton Eye Joe and the Lipinski Brothers.


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The funding will help pay for the Macmillan adviser in the support centre based at Weston General Hospital, as well as a staff nurse at Weston Hospicecare.

Trustee Scott Daniels is delighted by the fundraiser’s success.

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He said: “We raised a huge sum of money and had a fantastic night.

“I must give a massive thanks to our sponsors as without them this would not have been possible.”

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