Thousands of pounds raised for the Brain Tumour Charity

Bandana Day, at Slepe Hall, St Ives,

Bandana Day, at Slepe Hall, St Ives, - Credit: Archant

Slepe Hall in St Ives helped to raise some £7,000 in aid of The Brain Tumour Charity on March 4.

Bandana Day, at Slepe Hall, St Ives, (l-r) Thomas, and Cian,

Bandana Day, at Slepe Hall, St Ives, (l-r) Thomas, and Cian, - Credit: Archant

The day was organised by Sophie Morris, who, after being diagnosed with a brain tumour, has now raised more than £60,000 for the charity over the past two years.

Stuart Clements, manager at Slepe Hall, said: “It was a cracking day, and great to get involved with it again.”

The event featured a coffee morning, mini fete and coin carpet, and coincided with Bandana Day; a national awareness day for brain tumours.

Children from Westfield Junior School and Eastfield Infant and Nursery School wore the headwear for the day, raising some £900 between them, as did postmen serving St Ives and surrounding areas.


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The Brain Tumour Charity aims to fund vital research into early diagnosis as well as providing support for families and their carers.

To donate, visit: https://www.justgiving.com/Sophie-Morris7

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