Legal firms raise impressive £14,000 for St Catherine’s

Local solicitors present their 'Make a Will week' grand total cheque presentation to St Catherines Hospice. From left, back, Dawn Plant (of Pinkney Grunwells), Catherine McNeil (of Thorpe & Co), Laura Fahy (North Yorkshire Law), Lynne Smith (Pearsons and Ward), Chris Walton (Crombie Wilkinson), David Marshall, director of fundraising, front, Victoria Lancaster (of Lancasters Solicitors), Ian Westmoreland, chairman of the hosdpice trustees, and Lee Barker, hospice chief executive.  Picture by Andrew Higgins  123830   20/09/12
Local solicitors present their 'Make a Will week' grand total cheque presentation to St Catherines Hospice. From left, back, Dawn Plant (of Pinkney Grunwells), Catherine McNeil (of Thorpe & Co), Laura Fahy (North Yorkshire Law), Lynne Smith (Pearsons and Ward), Chris Walton (Crombie Wilkinson), David Marshall, director of fundraising, front, Victoria Lancaster (of Lancasters Solicitors), Ian Westmoreland, chairman of the hosdpice trustees, and Lee Barker, hospice chief executive. Picture by Andrew Higgins 123830 20/09/12

SOLICITORS from Bridlington were present this week to formally handover more than £14,000 raised by firms taking part in Make a Will Week for Saint Catherine’s Hospice.

Members of firms in all the town’s in the hospice’s area, including Bridlington, Scarborough, Whitby, Malton and Driffield handed over a cheque for the grand total of £14,529 at the hospices’s Scarborough headquarters last week.

Representing Bridlington is Vicky Lancaster of Lancaster’s Solicitors.

David Marshall, director of funding development at Saint Catherine’s Hospice, said: “Solicitors kindly give their expertise free of charge during Make a Will week in return for clients making a donation to the hospice.

“Thankyou to everyone who took part and if you didn’t take advantage this year, please bear it in mind for next.”