Businesses in Longridge support a charity night at Applejacks Microbar to raise funds for Rosemere's cancer unit

A host of businesses across Longridge have helped to raise more than £1,000 for a cancer unit.
Ashleigh Jackson presents a cheque to RosemereAshleigh Jackson presents a cheque to Rosemere
Ashleigh Jackson presents a cheque to Rosemere

Staff at Applejacks Microbar, in Berry Lane, held a charity night, with contributions from The Cheesecake, Daisy Designs, Indulgence and Ribble Valley Gin, who provided tasters.

G Rowlers Butchers provided sausage rolls for the evening, and White Rabbit Brewery donated a keg of ale, plus all proceeds from their booze went to the cause.

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Jane Priest, from Little People at the Limes, sold raffle tickets and following the main event, Longridge Vets made a cash donation.

All the money raised will go towards Rosemere’s Ribbledale cancer unit at Royal Preston Hospital.

Ashleigh Jackson, who organised the event, said: “We had an absolute brilliant turnout. There were so many local businesses who got involved and donated prizes.

“Along with selling raffle tickets, for fun we did a little auction of two toy electric BMWs and we offered a free glass of Prosecco on arrival.

“The total amount raised was £1,158.50 which is brilliant. The support we have had from local businesses and our customers has been great and the charity event was a massive success.”

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