Cake-making Hartlepool fundraisers serve up a charity boost

Fantastic fundraisers at a retirement village have done it again for charity.

Monday, 7th November 2016, 3:59 pm
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 3:51 pm
Bryan Langston from Macmillan pictured with representatives of Hartfields.
Bryan Langston from Macmillan pictured with representatives of Hartfields.

The Hartfields Retirement Village in Hartlepool held a coffee morning for Macmillan again and raised money in ways including the sale of cakes.

Sue Jackson, of Seaton Carew, baked cupcakes as well as a Beatrix Potter themed specialised cake.

Macmillan Hartlepool branch spokesman Derek Redman said: “A big thank you to all at Hartfields for their continuing support for Macmillan.”

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The initiative helped keep up Hartlepool’s incredible fundraising effort on behalf of Macmillan.

We told earlier this year how the charity had seen a huge surge in donations to £60,000 in the last year, up around £6,000.

One of the biggest events is the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning, which always gets huge support in Hartlepool – including tremendous backing from the Hartfields Retirement Village,

Money raised in Hartlepool largely stays in town to help sufferers in ways such as financial support.

Statistics also show 3,100 people are living with, or beyond, cancer, and every year, more than 500 town people are diagnosed with cancer.

To give support, call Derek Redman on (01429) 299661, or George Newbury on (01429) 271890.