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Fundraising brings in £500 for charity in memory of Candice Roberts
12:40pm Tuesday 1st May 2012 in News
A RAFFLE raised more than £500 for Guillain-Barre’ Syndrome (GBS) in memory of Candice Roberts.
The 26-year-old from Appleton died in December 2010 from the rare syndrome which causes worsening paralysis.
So Lisa Jones, who owns the Kids Academy Day Nurseries with hubsand former Liverpool and England footballer Rob Jones, organised the raffle to raise funds.
Candice worked there while waiting to start her early years teaching course.
The winner of the raffle was Len Curwen, pictured with Lisa and Rob, who was presented the bike donated by D&M Cycles, Hood Lane, Great Sankey.
Meanwhile family and friends are currently organizing a 550 mile charity cycle from The Eiffel Tower in Paris to Blackpool Tower.