Landmark for Lisa Barnes Memorial Fund as donations from apple day help push total to �60,000

THE Lisa Barnes Memorial Fund reached �60,000 thanks to money raised at Ely’s Apple Festival on Saturday.

Visitors to the festival, held on Palace Green, donated some �443.80 to the fund, helping push the total fund past the �60,000 mark as charity founder Robert Barnes continues in his quest to raise �100,000.

A draw for a goodie-packed apple cart was held, with Keith and Jenny Green the winners.

Robert said: “I am so grateful to the small army of volunteers helping to raise such a huge amount of money in such a short time, without them I could not do the job I am doing.”

Next Saturday the charity be at the Co-op on Wisbech Road. Littleport with a cake stall

To find out more visit www.lisabarnesmemorialfund.co.uk/