BAKEWELL: Cancer Research UK branch forwards £7,500 to head office

Another successful year was reported at the AGM of Bakewell and District branch of Cancer Research UK.

The group forwarded £7,500 to head office, making a total of £170,000 since the group was formed in 1979. The main sources of income were donations, market stalls, quiz evening, coffee morning, monthly raffle, garden party, collecting boxes and annual flag day.

Officers elected were: chairman - Col L. Wright, vice-chairman - Mrs B. Whitworth, treasurer - B. Dean, secretary - Mrs D. Fryer.

The committee was re-elected en bloc.

New members welcome. Contact the vice-chairman on Bakewell 812557.