Builder’s merchants raise thousands for charity

08:00 11 August 2012

Local Macmillan fundraiser Sian Harris with RGB chairman Colin Worth.

Local Macmillan fundraiser Sian Harris with RGB chairman Colin Worth.

Archant

The money will go towards helping those affected by cancer.

A BUILDERS’ merchants in North Devon has raised more than £2,500 for Macmillan Cancer Support.

The company held a raffle and auction at a charity golf day at Woodbury Park and nominated the charity as it had supported staff members affected by cancer.

Colin Worth, RGB chairman, said: “RGB is delighted to have raised this money for Macmillan and would like to say a special thank you to our valued customers and suppliers who attended the Gold Day in July for their kind generosity.”

Sian Harris, local fundraiser for Macmillan Cancer Support said: “We are so grateful for the support we have received from RGB.

“We are totally reliant upon voluntary donations as we receive no government funding.

“The money raised at the event will really make a difference to local people affected by cancer.’

“We support local people affected by cancer by providing medical support through our nurses and health professionals, but also practical support in the form of Welfare and Benefits advisors within the Citizen’s Advice Bureau, who are helping to make claims for people affected by cancer.”

0 comments

Other News Stories

Yesterday, 16:53
Simon Harris.

A former Shebber College school teacher described as a prolific and calculating sexual predator has been jailed for 17 years and four months after abusing vulnerable young Kenyan street children.

Read more
Yesterday, 13:52
Bideford College

The Ofsted report says the school is inadequate overall, days after it was announced the principal and chair of govenors had both resigned.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:44

Changes to the joint local plan for North Devon and Torridge have been given the go ahead by councillors.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:41
How the Westward Ho! hotel should look.

Second chance for £3million luxury hotel plans, as Westward Ho! developer hits back at planning committee refusal last month.

Read more

Local Weather

Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 4°C

min temp: 4°C

Most Read News

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
North Devon Football League
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the North Devon Gazette e-edition today E-edition



North Devon's trusted business finder