Fun day raises £1.5k in Archie’s memory

Fun day raises £1.5k in Archie’s memory

A fun day held in Ruskington village hall to fundraise in memory of a little boy has raised £1,500. The Lullaby family fun day was held to raise awareness of Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC). Baby Archie died from the condition in 2016, aged just 13 months. The event was organised by Archie’s mum Nicole Rolls, and friend Laura Howard - and included various stalls and fun games for children.

Lincoln boxer Nathan Decastro allowed Nocton School pupils to try on his WBU winners belt during his visit. EMN-190521-125636001

Top boxer weighs in for school

Newly crowned WBU World and Commonwealth Champion boxer Nathan ‘The Nightmare’ Decastro was recruited last week to inspire pupils at a little village primary school and highlight its benefits to prospective parents.

From left -: Eve Bowler and John Maddison from Sleaford Dementia Support, Adrian and Rachel Tweedale co-directors at The Elite Fish & Chip Company along with staff members Tracey Donoghue and Ella Good, Daniel Cooper and Chris Nisbet from the RNLI and Lucy Slonecki from the RAF Association with the ?32,128.92 donation. EMN-190521-090320001

Chip shop chain raises £32,000

A fish and chip shop chain with outlets including Sleaford and Ruskington has celebrated 30 years in business in the county by smashing its charity fundraising target of £30,000.

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Raising awareness of disease

Members of the Rotary Club of Sleaford were in ‘high spirits’ when they displayed their ‘purple pinkies’ to raise awareness and £1,000 for the ‘End Polio Now’ campaign.

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