Dancing the night away at Lis Every's annual mayor's ball gives local volunteers £4,000 boost

PUBLISHED: 10:19 08 March 2016 | UPDATED: 10:19 08 March 2016

Councillor Michael Allen, chairman of East Cambridgeshire District Council and Mary, his wife, with Mayor of Ely Lis Every and her consort

Councillor Michael Allen, chairman of East Cambridgeshire District Council and Mary, his wife, with Mayor of Ely Lis Every and her consort

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More than 100 people danced the night away at councillor Lis Every's annual charity mayor's ball, raising £4,000 in the process.

The party packed out the Maltings until midnight on Saturday, welcoming MP Lucy Frazer and her husband, dignitaries, business representatives, rotary club members and staff at East Cambridgeshire District Council as well as friends and family.

“There was a real cross section of local people,” said Mayor of Ely Lis Every.

“We had a raffle, tombola and an auction led by David Palmer.

“In total we’ve raised £4,000 which will go towards training and supporting local volunteers.”

Lucy Frazer MP and husband DavidLucy Frazer MP and husband David

She added: “I’ve worked with so many volunteers over the years that I’ve wanted to support them as much as possible.”

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