Bassingbourn pupils raise more than £2,000 for cancer centre

PUBLISHED: 15:44 14 September 2016 | UPDATED: 15:44 14 September 2016

Bassingbourn Village College students Eden Alarcon, Tyra Jones present the cheque to Edward Sage & Kathy Dixon of the Cambridge Cancer Help Centre.

Bassingbourn Village College students Eden Alarcon, Tyra Jones present the cheque to Edward Sage & Kathy Dixon of the Cambridge Cancer Help Centre.

Archant

Bassingbourn Village College pupils visited the Cambridge Cancer Help Centre on Friday to hand over the money raised by the college’s Amanda’s Day celebrations last term.

Students Eden Alarcon and Tyra Jones presented the cheque for £2122.13 to the Cambridge Cancer Help Centre’s chairman Edward Sage and manager Kathy Dixon.

Eden and Tyra – and Martha Young who was away on a geography trip – played a large part in organising the fundraising events, including a penalty shoot-out, bake-off contest, tutor stalls, ‘sponge the teacher’ and a visit from Elysium Beauty who waxed the legs of nominated male teachers.

Centre staff wanted to thank the staff, pupils and parents who helped raise so much money for the cause.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Royston Crow. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Royston Crow