In the pink!

ALMOST �20,000 was raised by this year’s pink ribbon run in July.

A grand total of �17,872 was the confirmed amount, which will go towards Marie Curie Cancer Care.

Royston Mayor Cllr Martin Beaver, who took part in the event, said: “It’s such a good event, and I’m delighted that this amount was raised for such a worthy cause.”

A presentation was made at Hush Beauty Salon in Kneesworth Street, Royston, last week. Hush sponsored the prize for the biggest fund raiser, which was a pamper day for two.

School children from Meridian, Greneway and Icknield Walk all took place, with nine-year-old Alexa Thompson, a Greneway pupil, raising �600. Alexa was the winner of a pool party at Royston leisure Centre.

All who raised over �250 were presneted with a certificate at an awards ceremony at Therfield Heath on October 1.

Christine Brown of Marie Curie reminded that the total could still be added to.

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“If any money is outstanding then people can still pay it by going into the Saffron Building Society.”