Fun day to raise funds for Milly

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The family of an 11-year-old girl from Long Buckby will hold a fun day to raise money to buy her a prosthetic leg next month.

Milly-Anne Hemely, of Grasscroft, had to have part of her right leg amputated when the family Staffordshire Bull Terrier puppy, Rory, savaged her as she got ready for school in December last year.

The dog viciously shook Milly-Anne’s leg leaving her with only a few inches of skin and visible bone. Remarkably the brave school girl did not cry during the attack.

She has since been recovering and walking with the aid of crutches and a wheelchair but hopes to raise the £6,000 the family have been quoted for a new pink sparkly leg.

A fun day at the Pike and Eel pub on the Grange Estate will be the first in a line of fundraising events to raise the money needed.

The all-day family event on June 1 will have a disco, BBQ, face painting, bouncy castle and more.

There will also be a car boot sale on the day (weather permitting) from noon.

To book a stall at the carboot or for more details, contact Milly-Anne’s mum Paula Warren on 07787 447854 or pub landlady Beverley Martin on 07854 583674.