Dancers in step to raise funds for charities

Papworth Hospital and the British Heart Foundation receive funds raised by Debs Zumba groups.

Papworth Hospital and the British Heart Foundation receive funds raised by Debs Zumba groups. - Credit: Archant

Zumba lovers have raised much-needed funds for the Papworth Hospital charity and the British Heart Foundation.

Members of Debs Zumba, taught by Debra Cossey-Mowle, have donated £150 which has been split between the two charities.

The money was raised through a flash mob event that took place in Huntingdon’s High Street, last month, and saw dozens of dancers break out into a impromptu routine, to the delight of shoppers.

Donations were also made by those who attend many of Mrs Cossey-Mowle’s classes.

Last week, a presentation was made to Nigel Cole, fundraising manager for

Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire for the British Heart Foundation and Dr Richard Hodder, a governor at Papworth Hospital charity.

The two charities were chosen by Mrs Cossey-Mowle as they help hundreds of

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people in Huntingdonshire every year, including friends.