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Sheffield Charity Construction Ball raises £30k for Weston Park

Pictured are Kathryn Hind, Rider Levett Bucknall; Samantha Birchall and Kezia Bennett, Arup; Catherine Rhone and Darren Hayes, Weston Park Cancer Charity and Marie Hadfield, HLM Architects

The annual Sheffield Construction Ball held has raised a fantastic £30,500 for Weston Park Cancer , the region’s only specialist cancer hospital, providing care for thousands of patients across South Yorkshire, North Derbyshire and .

This exceeds the amount raised at last year’s event and brings the running total to £266,000 raised for local charities since the first Ball was held in 2001.

Jointly organised by Arup, HLM and Rider Levett Bucknall, this year’s Ball, sponsored by , Eastwood & Partners, CMS, Sheffield Property Association and Vinci Construction, sold out in record time, with over 300 people from across the construction industry in attendance.

Weston Park Cancer Charity business development manager said: “I was delighted by the amount raised tonight, which will bring us closer to reaching our annual target of £2 million to improve the lives of those living with cancer. The generosity received by everyone on the night has been sensational.”

The organisers said: “We want to say a massive ‘thank you’ to the sponsors and all that attended the Sheffield Charity Construction Ball and helped us to raise so much money for a fantastic local charity.

“It was a great night and an opportunity to reflect on the last year and all the exciting developments that are currently happening in and around Sheffield whilst raising money for a good cause.”

 

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