Newgate Street Collection 2021

News from our Newgate Street Collection 2021

Newgate Street Collection 2021

The generosity of the people of Bishop Auckland was greatly appreciated as nearly £840 was raised, shared between the The Great North Air Ambulance and Macmillan Nurses
The 21st December saw Rotary Bishop Auckland President Graham Barsby and his trusty elves, Tony Sanderson & John Yeomans dressing a Christmas Tree kindly donated by the local B&Q store.

The six foot high tree was firmly chocked into position in the santa sleigh style trailer and then decorated with fairy lights, baubles and streamers and capped with a star. After testing the lights and sound system, fitting Santa's sleigh with a hand sanitiser station, and
socially distancing collection buckets, their work was done and the 2021 tree was ready to roll.

As in previous years Durham County Council and the Management of the Newgate Centre gave permission for the trailer to be parked in the usual spot. The decorated tree and Christmas Music certainly attracted the attention of the public who gave generously to our two Christmas Charities, Great North Air Ambulance Service & Macmillan Nurses.

As usual the camaraderie and cheerfulness of the collectors and the fact that nearly £840 was raised made it all worthwhile.

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