Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 21°C

min temp: 17°C

Search

Bucket collectors needed in Sudbury to help people in crisis

PUBLISHED: 12:49 17 April 2018 | UPDATED: 13:15 17 April 2018

Red Cross staff with their collection buckets. Picture: BRITISH RED CROSS

Red Cross staff with their collection buckets. Picture: BRITISH RED CROSS

Archant

A plea has been issued by the British Red Cross who are looking for people to help with a bucket collection at Sudbury Tesco.

It is taking place on Saturday, May 5, and the charity is looking for people to do a two-hour shift from either 9am to 11am, 11am to 1pm, 1pm to 3pm or 3pm to 5pm.

All the kit – tabards, buckets and stickers will be provided.

Senior community fundraiser for Norfolk and Suffolk, Paul Fleet, said: “I am really excited that we have been given permission to collect at Tesco Sudbury. I am hoping we can find enough volunteers to help. Bucket collections are an easy and fun way of supporting the vital work of British Red Cross in Suffolk.

“Many people think of British Red Cross as a national or international charity and are unaware of what we do locally.”

It offers First Aid training, First Aid provision at events, a wheelchair and other mobility loan service, a Help from Hospital service and a refugee and family reunification service in Norfolk and Suffolk.

If you would like to get involved with the collection contact Paul on either 01603 253 412 or pfleet@redcross.org.uk

An Ipswich woman will appear on Channel 5’s Blind Date TV show this Saturday in hope of finding love accompanied by her guinea pig.

All lanes on the A14 eastbound have now reopened following a two-vehicle crash at the Suffolk/Cambridgeshire border.

A police officer was attacked by a man at a leisure centre in Essex today.

A lack of police funding should be treated “as a matter of shame” which is reducing officers’ ability to prevent and detect crime in the way they would like, a chief constable has said.

Essex Police are looking to speak to Ricky Cox, 25, from Pilgrims Hatch, in connection with an aggravated burglary in Colchester.

Police were contacted shortly after 4pm yesterday by members of the public who were concerned by a glider they saw in a nearby field.

Ipswich Borough Council leader DAVID ELLESMERE writes about what needs to happen to solve Britain’s housing crisis.

Most read

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

MyDate24 MyPhotos24