Arthur Rank Hospice receives Littleport Co-operative Food donation boost

16:10 21 August 2014

Store community champion Tracy Fitton, Robert Barnes of Lisa’s Fund and store manager Chris Wright.

Store community champion Tracy Fitton, Robert Barnes of Lisa’s Fund and store manager Chris Wright.

Archant

A hospice is celebrating after receiving a donation of more than £530 from a supermarket.

The Lisa Barnes Memorial Fund, which raises funds for the Arthur Rank Hospice, has been awarded the money by the Anglia Co-operative Community Fund.

Lisa Barnes died of cancer four years ago. The last eight days of her life were spent at Arthur Rank Hospice.

Chris Wright, store manager of Co-operative Food, Littleport, said: “As a community retailer we feel it is important to support local charities and good causes in our area.

“I would like to thank all of our members, customers and colleagues who have helped us raise this money. I’m sure they’ll all be delighted to see the money going to such a worthwhile cause.”

Application forms for Central England Co-operative’s Community Dividend scheme are available in stores or on the website at www.centralengland.coop

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Ely Standard visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Ely Standard staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Ely Standard account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

Yesterday, 16:54
The damage to the kitchen of the home. Picture: CAMBS FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE

A woman was rushed to hospital after suffering burns caused when a pan of oil caught fire in her kitchen this morning (Wednesday).

Yesterday, 10:59
Firefighters tackling the blaze. Picture: CAMBS FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE.

The quick-thinking of a Haddenham homeowner saw her family evacuated to safety after a fault in a light fitting caused fire to break out in the early hours of today.

Yesterday, 08:03
Ely Bypass. River bridge visualisation from north with walkway.

Cambridgeshire County Council has forged ahead with plans to acquire the land needed for the £30million Ely bypass.

Yesterday, 07:45
How the new marketing and training centre could look.

A major packaging firm has applied for permission to build a marketing and training centre in East Cambridgeshire.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Ely Standard e-edition today E-edition