Search

Charity benefits from A Night 2 Remember 2 held at Great Whelnetham

PUBLISHED: 09:13 19 December 2017 | UPDATED: 15:11 23 December 2017

James Sheen hands over cheques for £550 each to Sally Daniels of the My WiSH charity and Elaine Channen from the Gatehouse charity. Photo: Punch Films UK

James Sheen hands over cheques for £550 each to Sally Daniels of the My WiSH charity and Elaine Channen from the Gatehouse charity. Photo: Punch Films UK

Archant

Two charities have benefitted from an evening to mark the second anniversary of the We Love Bury St Edmunds facebook group.

Sarah Probert. Photo: Punch Films UKSarah Probert. Photo: Punch Films UK

A Night 2 Remember 2 was held at Great Whelnetham Community Centre, on Saturday, and attracted 130 people, including the mayor of St Edmundsbury Terry Clements.

There was dancing and entertainment from a host of acts including singers Sarah Probert and Kristin Kapelli, Jacqui Cann a former winner of “Stars In Their Eyes”, comic impressionist Marea Smithson with top of the bill Paul da Vinci and his four-piece band.

Special gold badges were handed out to members of the group: Richard Crouch, Nemonee Stone and Mr Clements and two lifetime achievement awards to Sheila Wormleighton and Sue Griffin.

And the event helped to raise £550 each for the My WiSH charity’s Every Heart Matters appeal and the Gatehouse charity with more still to come.

Paul da Vinci. Photo: Punch Films UKPaul da Vinci. Photo: Punch Films UK

James Sheen, who owns the Facebook group said: “It was simply an awesome evening. Those attending loved it and thought that last year’s event could not be beaten but it was. Putting on event like that was difficult but it was amazing.”

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Bury Mercury visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Bury Mercury staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Bury Mercury account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other popular content

28 minutes ago

She has been a campaigner, teacher, journalist, restaurateur, writer and viticulturist – but now Lady Carla Carlisle is to become a patron of Ixworth Library.

Get ready to feel the love as a Brit award-winning band is set to perform at Newmarket Nights in 2019.

A Suffolk authority promoting campaigns to stop smoking has reduced its pension investments in tobacco firms – but says it still will not disinvest in cigarette firms entirely.

A fresh purge of Suffolk’s potholes with an innovative road repair machine is set to kick off this week, thanks to cash from the Chancellor’s Budget.

Local weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 8°C

min temp: -0°C

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Bury Mercury weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

MyDate24 MyPhotos24