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Beverley Market traders present £2,172.81 to hospital appeal

Beverley Market traders present the cheque to the Daisy Appeal. From left, Claire Levy from the Daisy Appeal, market traders Keith Chapman, Lydia Kitching and Lisa Gray, council markets officer Richard Lascelles, Karen Guest of Guest & Philips, one of the local businesses which supported the event, and trader Pearl Dyson.

Beverley Market traders have presented a cheque for £2,172.81 to the Daisy Appeal at Castle Hill Hospital. The money was raised at a charity day organised by the traders and held at Beverley Saturday Market on Saturday May 5th.

There was a children’s treasure hunt, cycle challenge, and a grand raffle and tombola with prizes donated by businesses from Beverley and the surrounding area.

The event was supported by East Riding of Yorkshire Council, which runs Beverley’s Saturday and Wednesday markets.

Professor Nick Stafford, chair of the Daisy Appeal, said: “The support we have received from the Beverley Market traders has been fantastic.

“Thanks must go to Richard Lascelles and his team at East Riding of Yorkshire Council and a special thank you to stallholder Lisa Gray, from the Little Cheese Pantry, who worked tirelessly collecting raffle and tombola prizes and selling tickets.

“The total amount of £2,172.81 is magnificent and will certainly go towards helping the Daisy Appeal charity to fund a new £7.2million Cyclotron and Radiopharmacy Unit at Castle Hill Hospital in Cottingham, which will be used to help medics in the earlier detection of cancer, heart disease and dementia.”