Will you join her? MP urging residents to be pretty in pink

AN MP is calling for people to add a splash of pink to their usual outfits ahead of a breast cancer fundraiser.

Tuesday, 11th September 2018, 9:34 pm
Updated Tuesday, 11th September 2018, 10:38 pm
Gosport MP Caroline Dinenage, right, is wearing pink for this year's Wear It Pink campaign, organised by Breast Cancer Now. Picture: Supplied

Gosport MP Caroline Dinenage will be supporting this year's Wear It Pink fundraiser at the Houses of Parliament,  which will take place on Friday, October 19.

The event, held in support of Breast Cancer Now, will raise money for vital breast cancer research.

Ms Dinenage is calling for people across the region to sign up to the event and wear something pink for the day.

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She said: '˜Breast cancer is still the most common form of cancer in the UK '“ that's why I'm so passionate about encouraging everyone in Gosport to take part.

'˜Wear It Pink is great way to come together with friends and family to have fun whilst raising money for Breast Cancer Now's vital research.

'˜As you can see from my photograph, all it takes is an additional splash of pink.

'˜Breast cancer affects so many people in our area, so I hope that everybody in the Gosport constituency will get involved and support this very important cause.'

Baroness Delyth Morgan, chief executive at Breast Cancer Now, added: '˜We hope that by wearing pink, Caroline will encourage her constituents in Gosport to get involved and fundraise in their homes, schools or workplaces, and help us to continue to fund world-class research into this devastating disease.

To sign up, go to wearitpink.org/2018MP.