Funds grow for James Paget respite centre

DONATIONS from a garden sale have helped the fundraising pot for a new respite care centre at the James Paget University Hospital to grow.The Paul Cole Cancer Fund raised �291.

DONATIONS from a garden sale have helped the fundraising pot for a new respite care centre at the James Paget University Hospital to grow.

The Paul Cole Cancer Fund raised �291.75 for the Palliative Care East appeal at a garden sale at Brenda and Tony Lincoln's house in Meadow Way, Carlton Colville.

A further garden sale will be held in Grand Avenue, Pakefield, on Bank Holiday Monday, August 30, 9am-1pm with all proceeds going to the appeal.

The appeal has also received �275 from a raffle held at a Summer Line Dance Party at Carlton Colville Community Centre on July 30. For class details, call Norma on 01502-562953.

The money will go to the appeal to raise �1.5m for a new day centre in the hospital's grounds for people with terminal illnesses.

Further events include:

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From August 28-30, St Benet's Minister Flower Festival in St Mary's Road, Beccles. Entry is free, refreshments. Donations welcome.

On September 5, a sponsored charity cycle ride organised by the Rotary Club of Lowestoft East Point, leaves from Morrisons superstore at Pakefield. For entry and sponsorship forms, email Mary Smith at, call her on 01502 511977 or phone Steve James on 0844 8006990.

On September 8, an antiques gala and organ recital at St Nicholas Church in Great Yarmouth. Tickets cost �10, including buffet.

To donate, cheques should be made payable to Palliative Care East and sent to Palliative Care East, Fundraising Office, James Paget University Hospital, Gorleston, NR31 6LA. To find out more phone Jenny Watson on 01493 453348.

Further donations to the appeal include:

Aubergine Restaurant, JPUH �56.70; 99p Store, Gt Yarmouth �39; Main Reception, JPUH �100.05; Mrs J Dixon �20; East Norfolk Lodge �1,000; Hobland Kennels and Hydrotherapy Centre �20; Mr R Scott �20; Mrs L Bruin �20; Mr & Mrs M J Edwards �20; Mrs K Witherby �40; Mr and Mrs M R Wilson �120; Mrs J Hanton in memory of Sidney Hanton �60; Mr G Blake �35; Mrs L Kyte in memory of Stephen Harding �100; Housewives Register Gorleston - Mrs A Tacon �260; M Bagley �20; A Jary & Sons Ltd in memory of David St Clare Donaldson �80; Rotary Club of Great Yarmouth Benevolent Fund �612.07; SHP Solutions �23; E Cooke & I Hadden - Annual Bowls Tournament �100; H G & A E Sturzaker �60; Breakfast at Julia's �143.05; Mrs M MacGregor in memory of John MacGregor �10; Top Bodies Gym �10; League of Friends, JPUH �50; Lisa Jonas �6; Mr & Mrs R Hewitt donation in lieu of presents �280; Mrs K Dryhurst in memory of Sue Siddons �50; Mrs M B Robinson in memory of David W Robinson �135; The Belton and District Historical Society �20; Courtney Beare in memory of William Pollard �1,100; Mr and Mrs M Wagstaff in memory of Sue Siddons �50; Mrs C E Powles �30; Mrs M Doe �20