Yard sale brings in the cash

Warkworth neighbours whose families have suffered three deaths through Motor Neurone Disease (MND) in the past eight years have seen their yard sale fund-raiser realise £700.

Marion Giles and Steph Wilkinson organised the sale at Marion’s home on Saturday, with sale contributions from residents.

The £700 adds to nearly £10,000 raised by Steph’s family to aid the MND Association and MND research since the death of her husband Roger through the disease.

Marion’s father James Minto died of MND in 2006. Four years later Roger succumbed to the disease and in September 2013 his elder brother Graham also died of the illness.

Steph said: “We would like to thank all those who donated items for sale or who gave their time to help us stage such a successful event.”

To make a donation, ring Steph on 01665 712261.