Netballers raise hundreds for charity

THE hard working players, coaches and supporters of Stretham Netball Club have raised more than �1,500 for charity.

THE hard working players, coaches and supporters of Stretham Netball Club have raised more than �1,500 for charity.

The club, who have two teams competing in the Cambs and District Netball League, have held a number of fund raising events and activities over the last three months, raising hundreds of pounds for good causes as a result.

In May, the club organised a county-wide tournament for the 15 teams competing in their league and also hosted cake stalls, a tombola and a raffle.

The raffle was a particular success and the club were able to donate hundreds of pounds for charity thanks to donations made by local businesses.


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Spurred on by the success of their first fund-raising efforts, the club were out in force for the Race for Life event in Cambridge on July 4. Eight club members took part and raised more than �200 for Cancer Research UK.

Stretham Netball Club train on Wednesday evenings at Wicken Recreation Ground, Chapel Lane, Wicken between 7.30-8.30pm and welcome new players of all ages and abilities. The first taster session if free.

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For more information or details on Stretham NC contact Jo, the secretary on popples24@hotmail.com or the chairman, Emma, on snoopyemma89@hotmail.com. The club is also on Facebook, just join our group page Stretham Netball Club or visit the website at www.strethamnetball.co.uk.

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