Rivington barn dance set to raise thousands for cancer charity

First published in Rivington

A group of cancer fundraisers from Adlington will hold its annual event, Bayliss in the Barn, this weekend.

The event has been organised by The Witches of Adlington on Saturday, February 6, to raise money for the Rosemere Cancer Foundation.

The group have raised over £75,000 for the charity since the group formed in 2005.

The group is run by Kath Hodson, Marjorie Taylor, Marina McHugh and Carol Bagshaw.

Both Kath and Marjorie have been treated for cancer at the Rosemere Cancer Centre at Royal Preston Hospital, part of Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Bayliss in the Barn will be held at the Rivington Barn near Chorley and will include supper and dancing with popular singer Stephen Bayliss.

Tickets will cost £30 and are available from Marina McHugh on 01257 411163.

Ann Sweeney, Volunteer Coordinator, Rosemere Cancer Foundation, said: “We would like to say thank you to the Witches of Adlington for all their efforts. They have contributed massively to the foundation and to the care and treatment of cancer patients from across Lancashire and South Cumbria."

The Rosemere Cancer Foundation supports the treatment of cancer patients from across the local health economy by raising money for a number of key areas including research, patient welfare projects, additional equipment and training.

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