'Our native individuals are superb' – Group raises file quantity for Leigh Rotary membership this Christmas – Leigh Journal

Knowledge returned from the Piano ‘meterActive/meterExpired’ callback occasion.
As a subscriber, you might be proven 80% much less show promoting when studying our articles.
These advertisements you do see are predominantly from native companies selling native companies.
These adverts allow native companies to get in entrance of their audience – the local people.
It’s important that we proceed to advertise these adverts as our native companies want as a lot help as potential throughout these difficult instances.
Leigh 11°c
The crew of volunteers at Leigh Rotary Membership’s Christmas assortment
THE PEOPLE of Leigh got here collectively collectively to help Leigh Rotary Membership’s annual Christmas assortment this 12 months – elevating an “absolute file” over the festive interval.
Gamers from Leigh Centurions, Leigh RUFC and RLFC all chipped in with volunteers from the neighborhood to assist the Rotary Membership increase important funds for a a plethora of native charities and good causes.
Whereas the Rotary Membership raises cash and organises tasks all 12 months spherical, their Christmas assortment is commonly their greatest fundraiser because the festive interval encourages extra folks to help their trigger and provides to the much less lucky.
As volunteers helped to gather money donations this Christmas, Santa additionally travelled round Leigh and Lowton to unfold Christmas spirit and requested consumers for donations at native supermarkets.
All of this neighborhood effort helped the Rotary Membership to boost an “absolute file” of £16,035 over the festive interval.
This cash will now be distributed to assist native causes such resembling The Bridge Group Kitchen, Atherton and Leigh Foodbank, Willow Venture, Abbey Fields, Derian Home and plenty of extra.
Leigh Journal: Santa spread Christmas joy to kids of all ages in Leigh and Lowton this yearSanta unfold Christmas pleasure to youngsters of all ages in Leigh and Lowton this 12 months
Leigh Rotary Membership’s secretary Brian Mills stated: “It has been completely superb to see everybody popping out to see Santa and saying fantastic, constructive issues to us in individual and on-line.
“It has been staggering to see so many individuals serving to us and supporting the gathering.
“Some have even include baggage stuffed with cash to donate – our native individuals are superb.”
Along with elevating cash for native causes, Leigh Rotary Membership additionally joins forces with different branches to fund abroad works resembling a clear water challenge in Ghana and serving to to rid the world of illnesses like Polio via medical advances.
Grateful for the assistance from the folks of Leigh this 12 months, Brian added: “Lots of people responded to our Christmas attraction and we actually could not do it with out them.”
We wish our feedback to be a full of life and beneficial a part of our neighborhood – a spot the place readers can debate and interact with an important native points. The power to touch upon our tales is a privilege, not a proper, nevertheless, and that privilege could also be withdrawn whether it is abused or misused.
Please report any feedback that break our guidelines.
Become involved with the information in your neighborhood

This web site and related newspapers adhere to the Unbiased Press Requirements Organisation’s Editors’ Code of Apply. When you’ve got a grievance concerning the editorial content material which pertains to inaccuracy or intrusion, then please contact the editor right here. In case you are dissatisfied with the response offered you’ll be able to contact IPSO right here
©Copyright 2001-2021. This website is a part of Newsquest’s audited native newspaper community. A Gannett Firm. Newsquest Media Group Ltd, Loudwater Mill, Station Highway, Excessive Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. HP10 9TY | 01676637 | Registered in England & Wales.