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Donations says thanks to JPH

PUBLISHED: 10:18 03 July 2009 | UPDATED: 14:18 03 July 2010

Donation: Bernard Radcliffe, from Gorleston, with sister Kathy Nobes, Andrea-Baxter Pownall and Dr Jenny Mallion, all from the Palliative Care Team.

Donation: Bernard Radcliffe, from Gorleston, with sister Kathy Nobes, Andrea-Baxter Pownall and Dr Jenny Mallion, all from the Palliative Care Team.

A GORLESTON man has donated £500 to Palliative Care East in memory of his wife and recognition of the care she received.

Bernard Radcliffe, of Church Road, donated the money to the £1.

A GORLESTON man has donated £500 to Palliative Care East in memory of his wife and recognition of the care she received.

Bernard Radcliffe, of Church Road, donated the money to the £1.5m appeal in memory of his wife Joan, who died at home after a brave battle with cancer.

The couple had been married for 55 years and had known each other since they were 13. Mr Radcliffe said he wanted to thank everyone involved with his wife's care in the palliative care team and Richard Furness, lung cancer nurse specialist at the James Paget.

He is pictured with sister Kathy Nobes, Andrea Baxter-Pownall and Dr Jenny Mallion all from the palliative care team.

So far, more than £820,000 has been raised for the appeal to build a dedicated palliative care centre in the grounds of the James Paget serving patients in the Yarmouth and Waveney area.

Forthcoming events in aid of the appeal include a musical recital at All Saints Church, Filby, and a fun day at Eastern Beach Holiday Park, both tomorrow .

Recent donations include: Gorleston Flower Club £10; Gorleston Probus Club £50; Eastern Area Police Society £100; Civil Service Retirement Club £30; donation in memory of Beryl Hill £20; G and M Hargreaves (50th wedding anniversary) £205; Rev A W and Mrs M Bowles £20; Mr J Oliver £50; Mr D Nichols and Mrs K in memory of Joan Nicholas £60; Mr and Mrs Butcher in memory of Alan Thorpe £20; donation via Dr Blossfeldt £30; Anglia Boiler Maintenance Ltd £63.89; A Jary & Sons in memory of Muriel Thurston £333; A Jary & Sons in memory of Brian Cubitt £330; A Jary & Sons in memory of Lillie Hyde £85; Mr and Mrs Mutimer £500; Professor M Harvey (birthday party) £625; Mr and Mrs L Groome (50th wedding anniversary) £300; Linda Gray marathon buggy ride £331; League of Friends £4,000; the Merry Michaels over 60s club £100; Marks and Spencers £1,000; Bungay Black Dog Running Club £2,897.10; A Jary & Sons in memory of Marjorie Read £455; A Jary & Sons in memory of Beryl Hill £140; A Jary & Sons in memory of Thomas Faure £60; collection for Grace Grant £115; Just Desserts fundraiser £180; Rockfields £21.80; Roz Biggs £50; A Cubitt £32.64; Homeselect team £46; S Kennerley £10; Mr and Mrs Goffin £200; B Leggett £191.50.

To make a donation visit www.palliative-care-east.org.uk. Cheques made payable to Palliative Care East can be sent to Palliative Care East, Fundraising Office, James Paget University Hospital, Gorleston, NR31 6LA. To find out more about the appeal and how you can hold a fundraising event call co-ordinator Jenny Westgate on 01493 453348.

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