Betty’s gift for fund

ndet 95945 Alfreton Slimming World Gift For Macmillan Nurses. Betty Oldknow (Slimming World Consultant) hands over the cash to Karen Lilley.
ndet 95945 Alfreton Slimming World Gift For Macmillan Nurses. Betty Oldknow (Slimming World Consultant) hands over the cash to Karen Lilley.

A FAMILY of fundraisers has been given a generous boost from a slimming club with a £100 donation.

Marjorie Brocklehurst, 65, her daughter Karen Lilley, 43, and her daughter Rosie, 15, have founded a Marie Curie Cancer Care group in Riddings after the death of Marjorie’s husband, John.

Betty Oldknow read their story in the News and decided to help them get started. Betty, 79, of Swanwick, has been a consultant with Slimming World for 42 years and runs a weekly charity raffle with her classes. She said: “There’s always so much left and if we hear of anyone local we like to donate to them.”

Betty presented Karen with a cheque in Alfreton yesterday.

Karen said: “Her generosity has given us a confidence boost and started us off really well. I’m really, really happy.”