Civic Mayor of Tameside, Cllr Joyce Bowerman, has raised a considerable sum for her nominated local and national charities over the mayoral year, which ends on 21 May.
Funds from the Mayor’s Charity have been given to charities during an event at Dukinfield Town Hall on 16 May.
The Mayor’s Charity has raised a total of £11,769.18, which will be evenly split between Tameside 4 Good, Marie Curie, The Mesothelioma UK Charitable Trust and The Anthony Seddon Fund.
There have been a variety of fundraising events including a Charity Valentine’s Ball, Charity Golf Day and Mayor at Home event.
Donations were also given to the Mayor’s Charity Appeal Fund from local businesses, community groups and individuals.
Cllr Joyce Bowerman, Civic Mayor of Tameside, said: “We’ve been very lucky and received some very generous donations from throughout our community. I’d like to thank everyone who got involved throughout the year; your donations will be going to some great charities which provide vital services and are close to my heart.”
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