Betty drives cancer campaign

By Connie Osborne Thursday 26 June 2014 Updated: 27/06 09:41

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Buy photos » Jes Burman from Macmillan and Citizens Advice Bureau worker Karen Jones were on hand to give advice to residents. Picture by Marcus Mingins 2614009MMR

RESIDENTS were invited to hop on to Betty the bus for advice and support about cancer.

The green Macmillan bus took pride of place in Market Place where volunteers spoke to passers-by to answer any questions or concerns about the disease.

The bus is one of four which travels up and down the country with a team who are dedicated to helping people come to terms with cancer.

They are funded by money raised through coffee morning events and provide an anonymous service for people who have been diagnosed with cancer, their families, or for those who want to find out more about making lifestyle changes.

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