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EPIC Ball raises funds for the restoration of Egerton Park

PUBLISHED: 11:43 28 July 2016 | UPDATED: 11:43 28 July 2016

Jane Chester, Karen Young,  Marie Shields, Zoe Thomas, Sam Legge, Sarah Hendley, Nick Green, Karen Park, Julie Tebay and Caroline Scott

Jane Chester, Karen Young, Marie Shields, Zoe Thomas, Sam Legge, Sarah Hendley, Nick Green, Karen Park, Julie Tebay and Caroline Scott

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A GALA dinner raised almost £8,000 for the restoration of Egerton Park at Bolton.

The evening, which was held in the Pennine Suite at the Last Drop Hotel, was organised by a commitee set up to support dedicated volunteers. Over three years, the Egerton Park Improvement Committee (EPIC) has attracted over £100,000 of investment and has built a new children’s play area, installed outdoor gym equipment and a zip wire. They would now like to redevelop an old barn with the view to transforming it into a cafe and community meeting place.

David Greenhalgh, a member of the committee, said: ‘It has been a monumental achievement. It is an absolute privilege and pleasure to work with such a dedicated group of volunteers. The support we have had from local businesses, schools and the wider community has been unbelievable, and it has definitely brought us all much closer together.’

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