6 ISSUES FOR £6 Subscribe to Cheshire Life today click here

The 2017 Lee Sharpe Foundation Charity Ball

PUBLISHED: 00:00 09 October 2017

Lee Sharpe talks to the guests

Lee Sharpe talks to the guests

Copyright © Simon W Randall 2017 @ swrdigital.com

The Manchester Bee Fund and The Christie Young Adult and Teenage Cancer Unit have benefitted from money raised by former footballer Lee Sharpe’s charity ball.

The event, at the Midland Hotel in Manchester, was attended by 260 guests, including ex-Manchester United footballer David May and Hollyoaks actress Nicole Barber-Lane. Guests enjoyed a champagne reception with live entertainment before sitting down for dinner.

The evening raised £20,000 for this year’s chosen charities. The Foundation was started 11 years ago by four friends who wanted to give something back: Lee Sharpe, Greg Thomson, Colin Booth and Tina Booth.

There were also special guests in attendance; the charity’s ‘Queen Bee’ Lisa Bridgett who was hospitalised following the Manchester Arena attack, and a young cancer survivor, Kristian Bell, who received treatment at The Christie. She has now been given the all clear. w

More from Out & About

Friday, June 15, 2018

Looking for somewhere new to explore this weekend? Why not follow Mike Smith to the unspoiled villages of the Dane Valley.

Read more
Peak District
Wednesday, June 13, 2018

One great plus point of this walk in the Wirral is that there are no nasty hills to climb.

Read more
Wirral
Monday, June 11, 2018

The Royal Cheshire Show is one of the best summer events in the North West and always draws a great crowd. This year, we’ll be there showcasing our fantastic range of motorhomes – come and meet us on Stand B5 Plot 15.

Read more
Monday, June 4, 2018

Run by cyclists .. for everyone

Read more
Monday, June 4, 2018

Community spirit and hard work create a transport day, an 11-day festival and a host of local groups in Lymm.

Read more
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

We’ve teamed up with The Greenbank Hotel in Falmouth, Cornwall to offer one lucky prize winner a luxury stay for two people

Read more
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Cheshire Wildlife Trust supporters Sue and Tom Makin have created a wildlife friendly garden at Clemley House, near Tarporley. Sue explains their passion

Read more
Wednesday, May 23, 2018

There are few finer thing than exploring the countryside surrounding the many rivers situated across the county.

Read more
Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Settle into a spacious seat, sit back in luxury and enjoy the ride before landing in the grounds of the stunning Goodwood estate - travel doesn’t get much better than that!

Read more
 
Great British Holidays advert link

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy


Topics of Interest

Food and Drink Directory

Subscribe or buy a mag today


Local Business Directory

Cheshire's trusted business finder

Job search in your local area



Property Search