Community groups get a £200 boost after shoppers at Ely supermarket vote them cause of the month

14:32 16 April 2014

1402SM414

1402SM414

Choir group Littleport Lyrics received a cheque for more than £200 this week from Ely retailer Waitrose.

The group took part in the monthly Community Matters scheme run by the supermarket, where shoppers vote for their favoured cause or charity with green tokens.

At the end of the month, the tokens are totted up and cheques shared out. This week, Littleport Lyrics were handed £204 from Waitrose staff.

The group entertain residents in care and residential homes throughout the area and will put the cash towards new instruments and expenses.

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

East Anglian Air Ambulance

An air ambulance landed in a cemetery next to a family’s home to answer a 999 call to attend a young baby.

East Cambs District Council is looking to charge for public loos

Councillors are to look into whether it should charge 20p a visit to any of their nine loos.

16:05
Police at the scene.  Pictures David Bale

Police are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in Downham Market.

15:58
Nicola Ruminski, Sarah Garner, Sophie Ellingham and Polly Cunningham

A team of four girls have taken to the skies to raise more than £4,000 for charity.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Digital Edition

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