Civic reception raises funds for CamSight

AN evening of glitz and glamour attended by South Cambridgeshire councillors and local dignitaries raised more than £250 for charity. Hosted by Cllr Jim Stewart, chairman of South Cambridgeshire District Council (SCDC), and attended by 150 guests, the ev

AN evening of glitz and glamour attended by South Cambridgeshire councillors and local dignitaries raised more than £250 for charity.

Hosted by Cllr Jim Stewart, chairman of South Cambridgeshire District Council (SCDC), and attended by 150 guests, the event raised money for CamSight.

This was the first civic reception to take place at the council offices in Cambourne with district and parish councillors, local dignitaries and business people and representatives from CamSight all invited.

Linda Fairbrother, a trustee of CamSight, told guests about the charity's work providing support and services for blind and visually impaired people in Cambridgeshire.

The entertainment was provided by musicians led by George Breakfast and an exhibition of work by local artists was also on display.

Cllr Stewart said: "This was the first civic reception held at the new SCDC headquarters and I hope its success will pave the way for the future.

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"Thanks must also go to all the guests who helped us to raise a lot of money for CamSight."

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