Hospital children to benefit from raffle

CHILDREN who have to go to hospital in Huntingdon will get the benefit of the £1,521 raised in a raffle at The Hunts Post Huntingdonshire Business of the Year gala dinner last week. The money has been donated to Cambridgeshire Primary Care Trust s Dream

CHILDREN who have to go to hospital in Huntingdon will get the benefit of the £1,521 raised in a raffle at The Hunts Post Huntingdonshire Business of the Year gala dinner last week.

The money has been donated to Cambridgeshire Primary Care Trust's Dreamdrops Appeal to buy special equipment for patients in the new children's unit at Hinchingbrooke Hospital, which opened in September.

Behind the successful fund-raising by guests at the dinner were prizes donated by local businesses, including two gym memberships at LA Fitness, Huntingdon, an overnight break for two, donated by Champneys Health Resorts, a meal for two at Wyboston Lakes, an overnight break at the University Arms Hotel, Cambridge, with punting on the Cam the following day, given by De Vere Hotels, a two-night break at Cambridge Belfry, Cambourne, offered by Q Hotels, a £100 holiday voucher from All Round Travel, Ramsey, £150 worth of treatments or products at The Nail Retreat in St Ives, a round of golf for four at St Neots Golf Club and a set of GHD hair straighteners and 10 per cent discount donated by Hepzibah Hair & Beauty Salon, in Huntingdon.