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Lowestoft colour dash raises over £10,000 for Children’s Hospices

PUBLISHED: 17:52 12 July 2017 | UPDATED: 17:52 12 July 2017

Over 500 people took part in the Colour Dash in aid of East Anglia's Children's Hospices. 

Picture: James Bass Photography

Over 500 people took part in the Colour Dash in aid of East Anglia's Children's Hospices. Picture: James Bass Photography

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Lowestoft’s first ever Colour Dash has raised over £10,000 for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH).

Normanston park in Lowestoft became a scene of vibrant colours. Picture: James Bass PhotographyNormanston park in Lowestoft became a scene of vibrant colours. Picture: James Bass Photography

The event at Normanston Park was organised by EACH with the intention of raising money for a new purpose-built facility, The Nook, which will offer the very best in care and support for children suffering with life-threatening conditions.

Participants undertook a two-mile fun run whilst being showered with clouds of coloured powder paint, resulting in a dazzling and vibrant scene.

Contributions from young and old helped to raise £10,000 for EACH. Picture: James Bass PhotographyContributions from young and old helped to raise £10,000 for EACH. Picture: James Bass Photography

EACH fundraiser, Tal Williams, said: “We would like to thank the people of Lowestoft for giving us such a warm reception as this was our first Colour Dash event in the town.

“It was great to have over 500 people taking part, the weather was good and everyone had smiles on their faces.

The money raised will go towards EACH's nook appeal. Picture: James Bass PhotographyThe money raised will go towards EACH's nook appeal. Picture: James Bass Photography

“The money raised will help us to continue providing care to children and young people with life-threatening conditions and their families.”

For more details about the appeal, visit each.org.uk/the-nook/about-the-nook


















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