Ladies raise £5,000 for children's charity

Ladies raise £5,000 for children's charity

Ladies raise £5,000 for children's charity

First published in News

CHARITABLE members of Clacton Ladies Circle have raised more than £5,000 for a children’s charity.

The group raised the cash throughout the year for Wellchild, a national charity for sick children.

The ladies, aged between 18 and 45, handed over a cheque for £5,029 to Wellchild’s Melanie Parker.

A spokesman for the circle said: “Chairman Annette Senchell started the year with a horse race with a difference - the difference being that the Ladies Circle were wearing inflatable horse outfits and running, skipping and hopping down a race track.

“Other events through the year included a carwash with Clacton Fire Brigade, an auction of promises, swimming in the sea on Christmas day dressed as Where’s Wally and the London Marathon.”

The cash will go towards providing much-needed support for children across the country. 

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