Have a ball for holiday home charity

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TICKETS are still available for a fundraising ball which raises thousands of pounds for charity.

The Ball in the Fall is thrown every year by Pam Marshall and the committee that runs Hannah’s Holiday Home.

Pam’s daughter Hannah Westbrook died aged 10 following a two-year battle with cancer in 2004.

As a result, Pam started fundraising and raised enough to buy a holiday home in a picturesque woodland in the New Forest.

The home is a place for families of children battling similar experiences to Hannah’s.

It is haven for families to rest together without the stress of hospital appointments.

The ball is the biggest fundraising event of the year for the charity.

Pam said: ‘The holiday home gives families where a child may be very unwell a chance to get away from all the stresses of life for a few days.’

The ball is at The Hilton Hotel, Portsmouth, on October 15. Tickets cost £40 each and include a three course meal, entertainment from El Loco and a raffle.

To buy tickets go to hannahsappeal.org.