Transport group is given a big boost

A CHARITY that provides community transport has received a welcome boost from a performance group.

Thursday, 1st February 2018, 5:55 am
From left, Roger Stenning, Mike Tiernan, Adrian Groves, Cliff Rook and Liz Roberts. Picture: Ian Hargreaves

ICANGO provides free transportation for elderly and disabled residents, operating its fleet of minibuses from St Faith’s Church in Lee-on-the-Solent.

Ukelele group the Strummers adopted ICANGO as its charity for 2017 – presenting a cheque to the group following the death of Alan Haxwell, who was not only a member of the Strummers but also one of the minibus drivers.

Adrian Groves from ICANGO said: ‘The death of Alan Haxwell was a great sadness to both our organisations and he will be sorely missed, but to raise this wonderful amount in his memory will ensure his memory will live on.

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‘The amount, kept secret from me, was astounding and added to the £1,000 previously received, which was very welcome.

‘To maintain the support to the community that we do is quite costly albeit very rewarding.

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