Sarah Layton Jewellers charity ball in aid of East Lancashire Hospice.
PUBLISHED: 09:40 10 December 2018 | UPDATED: 09:40 10 December 2018
The team behind a family-run Ribble Valley jewellers proved they are diamonds after raising an astonishing £40,033 for East Lancashire Hospice.
Sarah Layton Jewellers charity ball
Sonja Butterworth, Lauren Bottomley & Leanne R
The Chris Mawdsley Jazz Showband were music to guest�s ears
The host for the evening, Gemma Baron
Veronica Threlfall gave a moving speech of her experience with East Lancashire Hospice
Award-winning jewellery designer, Shaun Leane, auctioned off a one-of-a-kind piece, created especially for the event
A lucky winner! With over �10,000 worth of prizes to be won, the �Safe Code Lottery� was a great success
Another lucky winner with her prize
Guests danced the night away
Guests were invited to bid on a �Silent Auction� with various prizes up for grabs
Sarah Layton Jewellers, of King Street, Whalley, hosted a glittering ball at Stanley House Hotel and auctioned off unique pieces.
The £100 a head ball was attended by 160 people, many of them customers. Catherine Leech, community fundraiser at the hospice, said: ‘They have raised an amazing amount and have proved that they are real diamonds.
They really did themselves proud and we are very grateful for all the hard work and the generosity of all involved.’