Donation boost for Doncaster cancer charity

Generous residents from a Doncaster village have given one of the borough's oldest charities a cash boost.

Wednesday, 6th April 2016, 9:25 am

Bentley Town End Tenants and Residents Association (TARA) donated £649.02 to Doncaster Cancer Detection Trust.

Councillor Pat Knight, who is in charge of Public Health and Wellbeing, and Doncaster North MP Ed Miliband accepted the cheque on behalf of Jeanette Fish, a founding member of the charity.

Mr Miliband thanked the TARA and its secretary Colin Burke for the donation, which was given following the group’s decision to disband.

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He added: “The Doncaster Cancer Detection Trust – led by Jeannette Fish – has made a huge difference to people’s lives here in Doncaster.

“People right across the borough have dug deep to support their work and I hope that will continue for many more years.”

Pictured is Ed Miliband with Coun Pat Knight, Bentley ward councillors Jane Nightingale and Charlie Hogarth, TARA secretary Colin Burke and other members of the group.