Barnsley school raises festive funds for Hospice

Pupils at Kirk Balk Academy in Hoyland raised £1,115 for Barnsley Hospice by holding a Christmas Jumper Day and raffle.

Vicky Stead, community fund-raising team leader at Barnsley Hospice, was presented with a cheque by pupils Coburn Lee Powell, Samuel Vickers, Ellie Chipchase and Paige Kirk, alongside Year Nine Learning Manager Mr Mallin (see picture)

Community fund-raising helps Barnsley Hospice raise the £2.2m it needs each year to care for patients and their families. A further £1.6m is provided by the NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

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