Fundraising council chairman presents cheque

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The former Chairman of Daventry District Council has donated just under £2,500 to Cancer Research UK.

Councillor Diana Osborne presented a cheque for £2,473 to the cancer charity after raising the money through her various fundraising activities during her role as chairman over the past 12 months.

Elizabeth Melvin, area volunteer manager from Cancer Research UK, collected the cheque and said: “Please pass on my sincere thanks to everyone who has helped to raise these funds over the year, it is hugely appreciated.”

Cllr Osborne added: “I’m very happy to be able to hand over a cheque for nearly £2,500 to Cancer Research UK from the various fundraising activities during my year as chairman of the council.

“The charity is such a worthy cause and I would like to thank everyone who either helped with the fundraising or donated money over the past 12 months.”