Belper Nursing Cup cheques handed over to charities

CUP OF CHEER -- John Edwards (third from left), chairman of the Belper Nursing Cup competition, and Susan Whittam, of Holbrook Sports, holding the cup, with representatives of two of the charities who received cheques. From left, they are Philip Gregory and Lauren Docksey, of Hounds For Heroes, and Sam, Ezra, Karina and Richard Hazel, of Swanwick Pre-School.
CUP OF CHEER -- John Edwards (third from left), chairman of the Belper Nursing Cup competition, and Susan Whittam, of Holbrook Sports, holding the cup, with representatives of two of the charities who received cheques. From left, they are Philip Gregory and Lauren Docksey, of Hounds For Heroes, and Sam, Ezra, Karina and Richard Hazel, of Swanwick Pre-School.

The winners of the Belper Nursing Cup, Holbrook Sports, held a presentation evening to hand out money raised by the competition for charities.

Holbrook’s Susan Whittam is pictured holding the cup after victory over Belper Town in the final, while the competition’s chairman, John Edwards, greets representatives of two of the charities. They are, from left, Philip Gregory and Lauren Docksey, of Hounds For Heroes, and Sam, Ezra, Karina and Richard Hazel, of Swanwick Pre-School.

The other charity, Teenage Cancer Trust, was unable to attend, but all three received cheques for £300 from Mr Edwards, who thanked all those who took part in this year’s competition, which has been running for 45 years, and all the supporters who helped to raise the funds.