Sporting auction inspired by little Olivia

A FAMILY from Eynesbury are holding their second big fundraiser for the special care baby unit at Hinchingbrooke Hospital in support of The Hunts Post New Life Appeal. Last year, John and Lynn Kane and their daughter Rebecca, 10, presented the SCBU unit w

A FAMILY from Eynesbury are holding their second big fundraiser for the special care baby unit at Hinchingbrooke Hospital in support of The Hunts Post New Life Appeal.

Last year, John and Lynn Kane and their daughter Rebecca, 10, presented the SCBU unit with £3,000.

On Saturday, March 8, the family will hold an auction of sporting memorabilia including a football signed by Sir Bobby Charlton and other balls signed by players from Aston Villa and Manchester City.

There are also signed photographs of Amir Khan and Terry Wogan, two hats signed by the golfer, Ian Poulter, a shirt worn and signed by England footballer Paul Ince, who also played for Liverpool, Manchester United and West Ham. Ince is now manager of MK Dons.


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There is also a signed Paul Ince England team cap and

a match shirt signed by England defender and Chelsea captain, John Terry.

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The event, at St Neots Football Club, is in memory of Rebecca's little sister Olivia who was born a week early in March 2005 weighing just two pounds. The baby, who was treated at the special care unit, lived for just nine days but the family have paid tribute to the unit's staff who tried so hard to save her.

INFORMATION: From 7pm to midnight. Entry, £1 for adults, 50p for children and there will be a children's raffle with sweets.

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