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Diane Boothby delighted as Fendick’s Fishery team helps raise money for Target Ovarian Cancer





A cold water dive, chest wax and spicy food challenge have raised a fantastic amount for a worthy cause.

Diane Boothby, who lives in Downham, has raised thousands for for the charity Target Ovarian Cancer since being diagnosed with the disease herself.

She recently visited parliament with South West Norfolk MP Liz Truss to raise more awareness of the condition.

The Fendick's Fishery team, pictured with Diane Boothby, helped to raise more than £1,000
The Fendick's Fishery team, pictured with Diane Boothby, helped to raise more than £1,000

Now, she has teamed up with Whittington-based Fendick’s Fishery at Hubbles, which is a fishery and holiday park.

Staff supported Target Ovarian Cancer for the month of March, which is ovarian cancer awareness month, and April.

Tom Sharman, who is a regular fisher at the park, took part in various challenges to raise plenty of money for the charity.

Tom Sharman completed some tough challenges to raise awareness of Target Ovarian Cancer
Tom Sharman completed some tough challenges to raise awareness of Target Ovarian Cancer

He dived into a cold lake, ate a red hot chilli and had his chest waxed, while owners John Webb and Paddy McGuirk sponsored him and donated to the cause.

In total, a brilliant £1,296.74 was raised.

Diane said: “I would love to thank Tom and everyone at Fendick’s Fishery for their amazing support helping me to raise vital funds - and also vital awareness.”

Diane Boothby, centre, is continuing to raise awareness of ovarian cancer
Diane Boothby, centre, is continuing to raise awareness of ovarian cancer
Diane Boothby, right, was delighted with the amount raised
Diane Boothby, right, was delighted with the amount raised
Tom Sharman completed some tough challenges to raise awareness of Target Ovarian Cancer
Tom Sharman completed some tough challenges to raise awareness of Target Ovarian Cancer

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