Marie Curie nurses praise those involved in The 2017 Great Daffodil Appeal

Staff from The Roberts Centre joined together at Landport Community Centre to mark the launch of the 'Find Robert The Bear' Competition. The aim is for people to take photos of their bears in interesting parts of the Portsmouth/Gosport/Fareham/Havant/Waterlooville areas.

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Charity urges people to think of all others

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A CHARITY’S nurses have thanked everyone involved in supporting their latest appeal.

Marie Curie’s 2017 Great Daffodil Appeal, which launched in March, saw volunteers collecting donations for the charity in return for a daffodil pin.

All funds raised throughout March will help the nurses provide vital care and support to people living with a terminal illness and their loved ones, in their own homes.

A total of £825.79 was raised in Portsmouth and Southsea, including at Cascades Shopping Centre.

More than £1,100 was also collected at Tesco and Morrisons stores around the city.

Wendy Savage, community fundraiser, said: ‘We’d like to thank everyone for helping to make every daffodil count.

‘Those involved have helped to make a difference to people at the end of their lives, when they need it most.’