Beverley Market Traders Raise More Than £2,000 For Hospital Appeal

Beverley Market Traders Raise More Than £2,000 For Hospital Appeal
Market Traders Raise More Than £2,000 For Hospital Appeal

A fund-raising day held by Market traders raised more than £2,000 for at .

Families took part in a children’s treasure hunt and there were great prizes on offer donated by businesses from and the surrounding area in a grand raffle and a tombola at the event in on Saturday 5 May.

To tie in with the weekend, shoppers were also challenged to ride as far as they could on a static bicycle in 10 minutes, with a prize for the winner.

All proceeds from the day went towards charity, which is funding a new £7.2million Cyclotron and Radiopharmacy Unit at in , which will be used to help medics in the earlier detection of cancer, heart disease and dementia.

Organiser Lisa Gray, liaison officer for the Group of the National Market Traders Association, who runs the Little Cheese Pantry stall, said: “I’m really pleased with the amount we’ve raised for – it’s a lot more than we hoped for.

“There was an amazing atmosphere on the day and we’re all extremely pleased to be handing over more than £2,000 to such an amazing cause.

“I’d like to thank everyone who supported our charity event, local businesses and market traders who donated great prizes to us, the council’s markets staff and everyone who helped on the day.”

The event was supported by , which runs ’s Saturday and Wednesday markets.

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