Strictly and rugby star help hospital

On line auction in aid of West Suffolk Hospital's neo natal unit includes the chance for someone to meet Brendan Cole star of Strictly Come Dancing
On line auction in aid of West Suffolk Hospital's neo natal unit includes the chance for someone to meet Brendan Cole star of Strictly Come Dancing

Youth training rugby from former rugby star Andy Gomarsall, the chance to meet Strictly’s Brendan Cole and to spend the day editing the Bury Free Press are some of the prizes going under the hammer to raise funds for West Suffolk Hospital’s neo natal unit.

Bidding will start on Sunday for some of the exclusive prizes in the on line auction which runs until December 15.

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There is a host of prizes which will be available, kindly donated by local businesses.

People can enjoy a meal for six cooked in their own home by Regis Crepy from The Great House and Maison Blueu, a day at Newmarket Races followd by cocktails, dinner and an overnight stay at the Angel Hotel in Bury, tea with MP David Ruffley at the House of Commons or a masterclass with Ipswich Town goalkeeper Scott Loach.

There is also a five course tasting menu with beer to match at Benson Blakes, a bliss day for two at Clarice House, personalised comic style pictures and two tickets for the England v Wales Six Nations match at Twickenham.

Dave Gooderham, fund-raising manager for West Suffolk Hospital, said: “We’re absolutely delighted with the support we have had.”

Prizes are at auction site or donate a prize by calling 01284 712952 or contact dave.gooderham@wsh.mhs.uk