Donation hits the right note

By Harriet Ernstsons 20/04 Updated: 20/04 10:36

Buy photos » Nightstop assistant project manager Sue Pemberton and Karena Boland try out the goods donated by chairman Tony Jay and members of Redditch Operatic Society. Picture by Marcus MIngins 1612015MMR. Order this picture at

A HOMELESSNESS charity is singing the praises of a Redditch group after members donated bedding and household supplies.

Redditch Operatic Society chairman Tony Jay and secretary Jean Chalke met project manager Gill Groom at Redditch Nightstop, a charity which helps young people who are homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless, to hand over goods worth £200.

Mr Jay said: "One of the society's objectives is to assist charities with donations. Being a Redditch company, we particularly like to support local good causes.

"Redditch Nightstop seemed like a most worthy cause, it is not only based in our town but supports young people which, in our own way, we especially like to do."

Volunteer co-ordinator Sharon McCall added: "Donations like these ensure we can provide starter packs of goods to young people who otherwise would not have the basic necessities we take for granted."

The charity is also looking for support to help spread the word about its work by appealing to businesses to sponsor or part-sponsor a billboard advertisement on the side of the building at the entrance to Redditch Railway Station.

Anyone interested should contact project manager Gill Groom on 01527 66036.

Popular Stories »

1 Go meat free for St George

2 Sheep stolen from Alvechurch

3 Serious sexual assault at lake

4 Police warn parents over free for all

5 Teens hot air balloon went up, up and away

More news »

Girl grabbed while walking

A TEENAGE girl was grabbed by a man

Manager killed by waste paper bales was tasked with improving ...

A MAN crushed to death by three tonnes

WI baton is passed on to Studley

STUDLEY may not have been chosen to host

Wall set to stop flood waters

VILLAGERS living in Broom near Alcester can now

Regional news »

Bromsgrove Standard
Hats off to day of mad fun at Avoncroft Museum

THERE was plenty of bank holiday fun at Avoncroft Museum ...

Stratford Observer
Road signs shot-up across South Warwickshire

ROAD signs in the district are peppered with bullet holes ...

Evesham Observer
Bishop's wife loses cancer battle

THE BISHOP of Worcester has asked for prayers for him ...

Business Directory »

See your advert here »