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Festive fundraising by landlords at the Sportmans Arms in Tattenhall

SOME festive fundraising helped a village pub raise £285 for charity.

Festive fundraising by landlords at the Sportmans Arms, Tattenhall

SOME festive fundraising helped a village pub raise £285 for charity.

The landlords of the Sportmans Arms in Tattenhall, Terry and Melissa Lumb, put together a series of fundraising events over the Christmas and New Year period for Hope House Children’s Hospices.

The couple opened a Santa’s Grotto over Christmas and asked for donations from parents.

They also invited about 60 children to the premises for a magic show, again collecting donations.

Throughout the Christmas period staff also asked customers to donate to Hope House.

Melissa said: “We were really pleased with how much we raised. Every time we went around the pub with a collection bucket everybody was so generous, and we were thrilled we were able to hand over £285.”

Terry and Melissa chose Hope House Children’s Hospice because the ball held in the village also raised money for the charity.

Terry said: “We felt it was a good idea to raise funds for the same charity.”

Hope House Children’s Hospice looks after terminally ill children and their families. To donate to Hope House, visit www.hopehouse.org.uk.

 

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