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Cash still pours in to appeal

PUBLISHED: 17:33 19 June 2008 | UPDATED: 11:15 03 July 2010

MORE than £515,000 has now been raised for the Palliative Care East Appeal and the campaign shows no sign of slowing as money continues to pour in.

Gorleston woman Yvonne Jarmin - mum of Nicola Blayber who did the London Marathon in aid of the appeal - is pictured presenting £1,472 which Nicola raised to Dr Patrick Blossfeldt, lead consultant in palliative care at the James Paget.

MORE than £515,000 has now been raised for the Palliative Care East Appeal and the campaign shows no sign of slowing as money continues to pour in.

Gorleston woman Yvonne Jarmin - mum of Nicola Blayber who did the London Marathon in aid of the appeal - is pictured presenting £1,472 which Nicola raised to Dr Patrick Blossfeldt, lead consultant in palliative care at the James Paget.

She is pictured with her relatives Stanley Springall (left) and David Springall.

Nicola ran the marathon in memory of her aunt and uncle who lost their lives to cancer.

Rollesby and District WI president, Irish Bourne (in pink), is pictured handing over a £300 cheque to Prue Foster from the Palliative Care East Northern Villages fundraisers.

Prue is a retired Macmillan palliative care nurse and with appeal co-ordinator Jenny Westgate went along to the coffee morning - where the money was raised - and gave a talk on the appeal and what palliative care was about.

Appeal events include a garden party at the Grosvenor Casino in Yarmouth tonight , a fun night at Regent Bowl tomorrow night , Coffee Around the World next Friday at Fenside, Mill Road, Burgh Castle, and Dusmagrik Productions' Musical Magic at the Marina Centre on June 28.

Lowestoft fundraiser Tracy Harper will hold a fun day at Aldwyck Way in the town on July 13 from noon until 3.30pm; there will be stalls, clowns, dancers and the Signing Choir will also perform.

Donations of items for sale are needed. Call Tracy on 01502 585610.

For information on the above events or to hold a fundraising event, contact Jenny Westgate on 01493 453348. Donations can be sent by post to the James Paget Healthcare NHS Trust Palliative Care Appeal, Palliative Care Team, Lowestoft Road, Gorleston, NR31 6LA. Cheques should be made payable to Palliative Care East.

Donations can be made online at www.palliative-care-east.org.uk

Recent donations include: E M Smith £100; Foresters Friendly Society £50; Nicola Blyber £14,72; Friends Shop collection box £41.76; Mr Cullen in memory of Susan Cullen £1,067; Bradwell Parish Council £35; G A Hanton £10; Mrs Stannard £25; R Rivett in memory of Muriel Pull £30; Lowestoft Flower Club £150; R Rivett £165; Jays UK £100; Mrs S Foster £150; M Doe £15; Goose Green Nurseries £376.66; D Higgins £230; East of England Co-operative Society £90; G C Smith £25; k Woodhouse £30; Raynscourt Hotel £1,300; Soroptomists International £300; K Holdings East Anglia £2,000; Rotary Club of Lowestoft £2,150; C and Y J Cone £120; Gorleston Women's Register £575; Anglia Co-op Funerals in memory of Stewart James Ross £556.70; Worlingham Drama Group £500; Bev Read Trust Fund £2,000; England & Co £600; Bradwell Parochial Church Council £50; Northern Villages Fundraising Group £3.508; A Jary and Sons in memory of Wilfred Adam £295; A Jary and Sons in memory of Betty Masterson £785.

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