By Connie Osborne Friday 23 November 2012 Updated: 23/11 10:42
A KIND-HEARTED woman has helped raise £75 for the Primrose Hospice after reading about the recent theft of Tree of Light donations in the Standard.
Lynn Ward decided to donate funds raised from a raffle to the hospice after she read about the break-in at the charity's Alcester Street shop in Redditch.
The Standard reported two weeks ago how thieves caused about £200 worth of damage and stole envelopes containing money and tributes for the annual Christmas appeal.
"I remember thinking what an awful story and I just wanted to help in anyway I could. I don't know how anyone could take that money, it's an horrific thing to do."
Along with nine other businesswomen, the Studley resident held a Christmas Fayre at her home where 50 people attended and purchased raffle tickets.
"The fund-raising team at the hospice were delighted with the donation. I just hope it will go some way to meeting repairs for the shop or towards the cost of Christmas festivities for people in care."
A CAR worth £25,000 was stolen from a
THE ANTI domestic violence message was reinforced in
PROJECTS which will improve the lives of residents
A CYCLIST suffered a head injury and a
A gold watch of great sentamental value was stolen from ...
AS WE get ready to launch the Worcester Observer next ...
THE DEMAND for new homes in the district is greater ...