Cancer charity fundraisers collect more than £56k

Jill Davies, chairman of the Colchester local committee of Cancer Research UK, receives a fundraising certificate from Lucy Edie, Cancer Research UK's regional fundraising manager for East Anglia

Jill Davies, chairman of the Colchester local committee of Cancer Research UK, receives a fundraising certificate from Lucy Edie, Cancer Research UK's regional fundraising manager for East Anglia

First published in News Essex County Standard: Photograph of the Author by , Senior reporter

A CANCER-FIGHTING fundraising group has raised more than £56,000 for charity.

The Colchester local committee of Cancer Research UK held a number of events through 2013 to raise the cash.

Events included a quiz night, the annual Summer Ball, a Pink Night and carols, and the total collected for the charity was £56,800.

Formed in 1962 by Roy Chapman the group has raised more than £1.1million in its 52-year history, and to this day Roy is still involved.

The group was presented with a certificate of achievement at its AGM on February 6.

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree