2017 Blackpool Carers Centre Purple charity ball
PUBLISHED: 13:38 20 March 2017 | UPDATED: 13:38 20 March 2017
The annual Blackpool Carers Centre charity ball was held this year as a tribute to all the volunteers who worked with DIY SOS and BBC Children in Need to help transform the charity’s carers’ centre.
Blackpool Carers Centre Purple charity ball
Some of the volunteers: Nathan Atherton, Faye Atherton, Margaret Shaw, Daniel Foster
Volunteers Linda Smith and Nina Parker sellingg raffle tickets to Alison Sworde, Diane Quinlan and Diane Leyland
Sharon Bone, Jann Cassidy, Claire Street and Kenny Bone
Robin and Tracey Bush
Joanne Killingbeck, Shelley Scott, Lisa Stringer and Alicia Woods
George Ward with Kate and Tim Forshaw
The Cartwright family
Fiona Barrow, Barbara Cummins and Tracey Parkinson
Francine Bradley, Chloe Bradley, Eloise Bradley and Paul Jones
Craig and Emma Parkinson with Sharon and Stephen Ely
Tim Foresaw, Pauline and David Mackie
Tracy Whitty-Haddock, Jim Cross, Ann Hollis, Colette Garsyth, Emma Whiity-Haddock
Lois Taaffee, Gay Malone, Caroline Glynn, Lisa Rhodes
The Purple Ball was attended by 378 guests, who were welcomed by a fizz and canapé reception followed by dinner and entertainment from Smooth Chalk.
The ball raised over £18,000, proceeds which will go toward an extensive range of age specific services and support for carers.