pub presents bumper £10,000 cheque to Cancer Research UK
Beachcomber Inn has donated more than £10,000 to Cancer
Research UK following fundraising over the holiday season.
The pub held various events in aid of the charity and raised
a grand total of £10,595.90 which has been handed over during
an event at the pub.
Darren Eastwood, Entertainment Manager at The Beachcomber, said:
"Were absolutely thrilled to have donated more than
£10,000 to Cancer Research UK. Its an incredible amount
and wed like to thank everybody who contributed by either
fundraising or donating."
"I grew my hair and beard throughout the entire eight month
season and raised sponsorship money. It became ridiculously long
and I had the whole lot shaved off at the end of the season to
"Matt Harwood and Bongo Dave also had their heads shaved
in aid of the charity, and Bob Warren grew his beard especially
for the chop. It was a very entertaining evening!"
"Ross Bolts decided to make paper roses to sell as part
of the fundraiser too. Its fantastic so many people got
on board to support us."
The Beachcomber encouraged donations throughout the year and
held a charity Summer Fête as featured here.
Darren added: "Cancer Research UK is our main charity of
the year and were really pleased to support its work. Cancer
affects the lives of so many people and its such a worthy
"A special mention must go to our biggest donators. Mandy
Keen from Southern Counties Leisure in Burnham-On-Sea donated
an extremely generous £500. Scott and Pauline Jopson also
gave £500, and Tom and Helen Hackett donated £250."
Cancer Research UK is the worlds leading charity dedicated
to beating cancer through research.
The Beachcomber is Warren Farm Holiday Centres clubhouse
and has a modern Cabaret bar, a family bar and childrens