Call for auction pledges at Marehay

Organisers of a fundraising event for Parkinsons Uk in Marehay are calling on people to donate promises for auction on the day.

Set to take place on Saturday, September 22, the event at Marehay Miners’ Welfare is to feature 14 stalls selling goods from baby hampers to arts and crafts as well as entertainment from Derbyshire Dragons martial arts, a penalty shoot-out and a Blondie tribute band.

Organisers Ian and Zena Sharpe are calling on people to donate promises to the charity auction, such as offering to do gardening or shopping, by calling them on 01773 513472. The auction will feature more than 70 lots, including prizes such as a 4d-baby scan, A Denby Pottery tour and golf lessons.