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All Our Yesterdays: May good causes in Hunstanton King’s Lynn, Sporle and Terrington St Clement





In our weekly All Our Yesterdays we look back on May good causes in 2001, 2006, 2009, 2012 and 2013…

2012: Bingo nights and a tombola resulted in a £700 cheque being presented to the Macmillan Ward at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Chemotherapy Sister Sharon Holmes (second right) receives the cheque from the fundraisers (from left) Frank Harrod, Pam Blatch, Bridget Wells, Sylvia and Peter Frost, and Rosemary Piggott.

Archive Image from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn.
Archive Image from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn.

2012: North Lynn firm Bespak donated a whopping £10,000 to the British Lung Foundation, its chosen charity for the year. At the front from left are Joe Barry (Bespak managing director), Helen Allton (Bespak employee and marathon runner) and Nina Saffuri (corporate partnership manager with the British Lung Foundation. Behind, from left, are Debbie Parry, Jon Benstead and Matthew Earl, all from the Bespak Charity Group.

Archive Image from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn.
Archive Image from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn.

May 2009: Terrington St Clement’s Co-op store presented £500 to the village pre-school – thanks to the hard work of staff. Anglia Co-operative had been running a membership incentive for its stores, encouraging staff to get customers to join the Co-operative and sign-up to a new card. Terrington was one of the four most successful stores in the region and in this photo representatives Petula Cooper and Alan Rowe present the cheque to the pre-school.

Staff from the Terrington Co-Operative have raised £500 and given to their chosen charity - the Terrington St Clement Pre-School which meets in the Jephson Hall. With the youngsters are (from left): Petula Cooper and Alan Rowe from the Terrington Co-Op, Claire Upton (playgroup assistant), Michelle Wilson from the playgroup and mum Emma Wilson.MLNF-09AM04383
Staff from the Terrington Co-Operative have raised £500 and given to their chosen charity - the Terrington St Clement Pre-School which meets in the Jephson Hall. With the youngsters are (from left): Petula Cooper and Alan Rowe from the Terrington Co-Op, Claire Upton (playgroup assistant), Michelle Wilson from the playgroup and mum Emma Wilson.MLNF-09AM04383

May 2001: Community spirit was high in Gaywood when volunteers came to the rescue of the community centre by organising a family day of fun to raise funds for refurbishment. Six members of the new eight-strong committee were, front from left, Linda Massingham, Mary Black, Ann Bolton, Philip Anderson, Mary Spinks and Joanne Wisemen, pictured here with some of the centre’s friends.

Archive Image from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn.
Archive Image from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn.

May 2001: Residents at a group of retirement flats in Lynn’s County Court Road raised £161.43 from a coffee morning, with the cheque being presented by Cheryl Powell (right), manager at Norfolk House, to Julie Burnett (left) of the Norfolk and Norwich Association for the Blind.

Archive Image from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn.
Archive Image from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn.

May 2006: It was a dream night out for chocoholics when the Le Chocolat Charity Ball was held at Lynn Corn Exchange. The sell-out event for 310 guests raised around £2,100 to be split equally between Clenchwarton Primary School, East Anglian Air Ambulance and Changing Faces. Pictured at the chocolate fountain are organisers, from left, Terri Carter, Tereza McCrea, Tracey Gaskins and Mark Gaskins.

Archive Image from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn.
Archive Image from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn.

May 2013: The Elephant and Castle Child Care Centre in Sporle received a £486 donation from the Waitrose Community Matters scheme at the Swaffham supermarket. Department manager Tristan Barber presents the cheque to Thomas Sheldrake; with them are from left, Grace Bunkall, Donna Taylor, Natalie Goddard and Annika Hill from the centre. P

Archive Image from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn.
Archive Image from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn.

May 2013: Three friends from Hunstanton raised almost £10,000 when climbing to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. From left are David Gallagher who raised £1,300 for Cancer Research UK, Georgina Daniels of Macmillan receiving a £4,549 cheque from Anthony Parkin, and Garry Corke who raised £3,600 for the British Heart Foundation.

Archive Image from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn.
Archive Image from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn.

May 2013: King’s Lynn Male Voice Choir held a charity concert at Lynn Town Hall, doing their bit towards the £21,000 fundraising appeal for a special wheelchair for Gayton youngster Maisy Hutley who had been diagnosed with spinal Muscular Atrophy. Maisy is pictured with mum Hayley, her dad Craig and sister Leila.

Archive Image from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn.
Archive Image from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn.


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