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Formby based StemCellScousers Festive Fund Raising


THE Formby based StemCellScousers formed in 2015, by Kevin Dunne and his family, after the:- “Anthony Nolan Stem Cell Donor Register” found the only:- “Matching Donor” in the in the World, (who lives in the USA) enabling Kevin’s wife to have a Life Saving StemCell Transplant to cure her Leukeamia, in 2014.

Kevin would like to say a Massive Thank You and huge round of Applause to Vicky Hall and all the Saint Peter’s Church Formby Singers, Musicians and Volunteers for their truly Amazing donation of:- £300. On the 16th. November To the Stemcellscousers #DefeatBloodCancer crusade. This will enable 8 new potential Donors to be added to the register.

Over the last 8 years the StemCellScousers have now raised:- £69,700. For Blood Cancer Charities and the Royal Liverpool Hospital. They have donated £47,960. To the Anthony Nolan enabling them to recruit:- 1,199 new potential donors. They have organised Donor Drives with the DKMS StemCell donor register signing up 502 new donors to their register including:- Local Labour MP Bill Esterson.

Kevin told us that he would like to say a:- "massive thank you to all the Volunteers, all the Formby residents, the Formby business’s (to many to list here), the local bands:- Formby UKE 3A, Folk Routes, The Country Folk, The Southport Wanderers, and Fazackerly UKE Band. For their help and support of StemCellScousers." He added:- "We could not have done this without your support!!"

Kevin Dunne has also informed us that:- "We are holding a Christmas raffle in the SparrowHawk, on:- Thursday, 14 December 2023, at:- 6pm to 8pm. The Mayor Cllr June Burns will be drawing the tickets with the star prize being a Signed Curtis Jones Shirt, that has been donated by Liverpool Football Club. Tickets Cost just £5 per strip. You can by them online at:-
JustGiving.Com, email me at:- KevinDunne2@GoogleMail.Com to buy tickets. Or if you see our posters, you can scan the 'JUST GIVING QR CODE' to donate to the just giving page where you can Gift Aid if you are Able."

The list of items within the StemCellScousers Christmas raffle are as follows:-

  • 1st. Prize Signed LFC Curtis Jones Shirt.

  • 2nd Prize £100. Specsavers Voucher.

  • 3rd. Prize Christmas Hamper.

  • 4th. Prize £ 50. Sparrowhawk Voucher.

  • 5th. Prize FREE M.O.T. Test. Voucher - worth = £50.

  • 6th. Prize Dominos Formby £25 off voucher.

  • 7th. Prize M&S £ 20. Preloaded Gift Card.

Other Vouchers for:- Witherspoons Formby, Pizza Hut Southport, TIBU, and many more vouchers for other Formby Business. Plus, they have lots of Bottles of Wine, Boxes of Biscuits & Chocolates.... and Much More...

Show Home Opens to House Hunters in Sefton

HOMEBUYERS are being invited to take a look inside a new show home now open in Sefton, Merseyside. Persimmon has thrown open the doors to their new Summerhill Park development in Maghull to members of the public on the hunt for a new home. The new 4 bedroom detached show home is from the housebuilder's Chedworth collection which has proven especially popular with familiesm since Mayor of Sefton Councillor June Burns formally opened them with ribbon cutting ceremony.  Located a few minutes from Maghull Town Centre and less than 10 miles from Liverpool City Centre, the development is expected to prove popular with families and commuters. This new development is also just a short walk from Merseyrail's Maghull Train Station, and with easy access the both the:- M58 and M57, it is expected to prove extremely popular with homebuyers.

Councillor June Burns, Mayor of Sefton, said:- "I was delighted to be invited to formally open the show home at Summerhill Park. The new homes at Summerhill really are stunning; I'm sure homebuyers will be excited at the homes available, particularly in such a lovely setting."

Ian Hilliker, Persimmon North West Managing Director, added:- "We're delighted to welcome homebuyers to our show home at Summerhill Park. In a great location with fantastic transport links and excellent local Schools, we're sure that Summerhill Park will prove especially popular with homebuyers. There's a wide range of houses to choose from, so whatever you are looking for, our friendly sales team is excited to help find the right house for you."

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