Hospice helped by Mansfield funeral directors

Children's hospice funds have been boosted to the tune of £600 thanks to a Mansfield funeral director.

Friday, 6th January 2017, 1:38 pm
Updated Monday, 9th January 2017, 12:53 pm
From left, Ashleigh Ingham, Trevor Hippsley, Tony Ingham, Christine Hippsley and Jenni Vardy. Picture: Lisa Walton.
From left, Ashleigh Ingham, Trevor Hippsley, Tony Ingham, Christine Hippsley and Jenni Vardy. Picture: Lisa Walton.

WS Ingham & Son, of Poplar Grove, Forest Town, raised the money for Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice in North Anston, Rotherham.

The money was raised from donations from families who have suffered a bereavement in the past 12 months, or used WS Ingham services in the past, in return for leaving a message of remembrance in honour of their lost loved ones on the firm’s Christmas memorial tree.

Tony Ingham, managing director, joined funeral director Jenni Vardy and charity co-ordinator Ashleigh Ingham to hand the cash over to Trevor and Christine Hippsley, Mansfield volunteers for the hospice.

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The couple said the donations would enable the hospice “to continue its vital work with the children and families who rely on its services”.

The WS Ingham team said: “Bluebell Wood is a place filled with laughter and love and all donations are used to support the great work they do for the people of our community in need of their services.”