Mayor's ball raises £5,000 for charities

The Fylde Mayor's ball is being hailed a big success after raising more than £5,000 for good causes.

Monday, 3rd April 2017, 11:32 am
Updated Saturday, 8th April 2017, 10:29 pm
Mayoress of Fylde Miss Helen Akeroyd, Mrs Eve Bagnall, Deputy Mayor of Fylde Councillor Angela Jacques, Mayor of Wyre Councillor Terry Lees, County Councillor Janice Hanson Chairman of Lancashire County Council, Mayor of Fylde Councillor Christine Akeroyd, Mr John Hanson Consort to Chairman of Lancashire County Council At the Fylde Mayor's ball, at Ribby Hall, Wrea Green

The event took place in the Woodlands Suite, at Ribby Hall Village, Wrea Green.

Entertainment was provided by local vocalist Mark Jay.

The money raised from the ball will go towards the Mayor’s chosen three charities for the year.

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Among the guests were Mayor of Wyre Coun Terry Lees, Mayoress of Fylde Helen Akeroyd, Deputy Mayor of Fylde Coun Angela Jacques, and Deputy Mayoress of Fylde Sarah Jacques.

The Mayor of Fylde, Coun Christine Akeroyd, said: “I would like to thank everyone who attended the ball to make it such a success and hope they enjoyed the evening as much as we did.

“I would also like to thank everyone who gave donations, to enable the evening to raise the fantastic sum of £5,357, which is in support of the Mayoral charities - Home Start, Kiligrimol Guiding Centre and SSAFA.”