Pendleside Hospice receives £20,000 from Rotary pub walk

ORGANISERS of this year’s Rotary Club of Burnley Pendleside’s Pendle Pub Walk have said they are overwhelmed by Saturday’s turn-ut and the money raised for the event’s chosen charity, Pendleside Hospice.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 22nd June 2011, 12:33 pm

Despite gloomy predictions, Saturday’s weather was very good and helped create a celebratory atmosphere among the 550 people that took part in the annual event. Initial pledges suggest that Pendle Pub Walk has raised over £20,000 – double the amount that organisers had set as a target! Event organiser, Simon Tattersall, said: “It was such a special day! So many people coming together to do Pendle Pub Walk was fantastic.”

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“Even local MPs Andrew Stephenson and Nigel Evans, took time out from their busy schedules to join us.”