A Rushcliffe Borough councillor has supported the Nottinghamshire Hospice with a generous donation of over £8,000 from her year in office as Mayor of Rushcliffe.
Staff and patients at the hospice welcomed councillor Mrs Maureen Stockwood as she delivered a cheque for £8,015.86 to help further support the charity in providing high quality care to those with terminal and life-limiting illnesses.
Cllr Stockwood’s hosted many events to fundraise for the organisation, including a charity auction night with TV’s Charles Hanson and a street collection in West Bridgford.
She said: “I am delighted to have been able to support such a worthy cause during my time as mayor and thrilled to have fundraised such vital funds for this essential centre in Nottinghamshire.
“I would like to thank everyone who has contributed towards this brilliant sum and applaud the staff and volunteers who continue to provide invaluable support to individuals, their families and carers.”
Chief executive of Nottinghamshire Hospice, Rowena Naylor-Morrell,said: “As an organisation, we pride ourselves on the standard of care we deliver to patients, with an emphasis on dignity, choice and respect through challenging times.
“It is only thanks to the generosity of the public that we are able to continue to support local people and we’re extremely grateful for all councillor Stockwood has done this year to fundraise for the charity.”
Find out more about the Nottinghamshire Hospice and its services online at or by searching @nottshospice on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.