A wish come true for hospital appeal

FAIRY GOOD: Colleagues help to raise �7,000.
FAIRY GOOD: Colleagues help to raise �7,000.

Judy Sykes, from Hadleigh, has helped raised more than £7,000 for a hospital which cared for her during treatment for Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Judy Sykes, from Hadleigh, together with Sharon Wragg and Pam Daynes, took part in a record-breaking attempt for the largest number of fairies in one place – in aid of the Woolverstone Wish Appeal at Ipswich Hospital.

Judy, 57, who works for Kerseys Solicitors in Ipswich, said: “I’m really impressed with how hard my colleagues have worked to raise money for such a worthwhile cause.”

The firm has now raised more than £7,200 for the appeal, which will help fund changes to a chemotherapy outpatients clinic at the hospital.

Company bosses chose the charity after Judy, a secretary at the business, was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma and treated at the hospital.

Staff were also encouraged to make donations rather than buy Christmas cards, raising hundreds of pounds to add to their ever-increasing total.