Bakewell Show serves up cash boost for hospice

A total of £765 has been donated to Blythe House Hospice by Bakewell Show President Mary Morten following a raffle which was held during her pre-show dinner.

Friday, 15th August 2014, 10:32 am
Marys Grandson Josh Winterbottom, Lucy Marsden, Fundraising & Communications Manager and Tim Mourne, Chair of Trustees from Blythe House with Mary Morten, President of Bakewell Show. Photo contributed.

Mary, from Cowdale, near Buxton, nominated as her chosen charity the Chapel-en-le-Frith hospice, which was also given a stall at the annual farming and horticultural show.

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She said: “It was a pleasure to support such a worthwhile local charity.

“I’m delighted that people at the dinner were so generous and I’m so pleased to be able to donate this amount to Blythe House Hospice.”