Event Reviews

Ewood Park Ball Raises £6450

A huge thank you to Mark and Siobhan Neild for organising and hosting a charity ball at Ewood Park back on the 13th October and raising a fantastic £6,450.00! This has been split equally between the Rosemere Cancer Foundation and the Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital’s Stroke Services Department.

The event, which was attended by 170 guests and sponsored by The Millstone at Mellor, featured live music from seven-piece band Groovething. It had a silent auction and raffle. There was also a bottle tombola featuring over 100 bottles with its takings being match-funded by Santander Bank. In support of Mark and Siobhan, Lloyds Bank in Blackburn town centre held a coffee morning on Friday, 2nd November to support their fundraising efforts.

Santa Strollers Go The Extra Mile in Burnley

Saturday 24th November saw our first Santa Stroll of the season take place in the new venue of Thompson Park Burnley. 

With great weather, a beautiful venue and a fantastic atmosphere the 1 mile route was enjoyed by over 25 strollers who then enjoyed complimentary drinks and biscuits in the pavilion afterwards and browsing at a few festive stalls. Thank you to all involved.

Morrisons Blackburn Customers Dig Deep for Rosemere

Blackburn Morrisons staff and customers helped to raise an amazing £521.85 on Saturday 17th November through kind donations during our store collection.  Thank you to everybody involved.

If you be interested in giving a couple of hours to help with a store collection please contact Sharon by email: sharon.robinson@lthtr.nhs.uk or call 01772 528435

Mr & Mrs!

Rosemere Pin badge Favours Congratulations to the new Mr and Mrs Eccles!  Jodie and Ben got married on the 20th October and in memory of Jodie’s mum Janet they bought our Rosemere pin badges to use as favours on their special day.  If you would like to do something similar then please get in touch.

Charity Music Night Hits High Notes

Thank you to Rosemere supporter and volunteer Vicky Stott, her friend Julie and husbands Dennis and Peter for hosting a Charity Music Night at Padiham Cricket Club featuring Burnley band Badger Sett and Padiham vocalist Mike Hadfield, both of which played for free.  Her band night also had a raffle with prizes donated by local businesses and friends. Guests also had the choice of either a potato pie or chicken curry supper made and donated by the cricket club’s Alan Starkie and Nicola Ramshead, who usually prepare its cricket teas.  Through donations and the raffle a wonderful £519.78 was raised!


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