Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 5°C

min temp: 4°C

Search

Ipswich: Pamper day to help hospital

09:59 07 March 2014

Hairstylists at John Oliver’s, Ipswich who are taking part in the Pamper Day for Great Ormond Street Hospital.
In front, Chloe Kittle and Clare Baker, back row, Linda Atkinson and Amy Wardley.

Hairstylists at John Oliver’s, Ipswich who are taking part in the Pamper Day for Great Ormond Street Hospital. In front, Chloe Kittle and Clare Baker, back row, Linda Atkinson and Amy Wardley.

Raising money to help children’s hospital

shares

Felixstowe grandmother Jackie Ruffles has teamed up with local beauty salons to help raise money for Great Ormond Street Hospital.

A special Pamper Day for women is being held on Sunday March 16 to support the children’s hospital charity,

Jackie has set herself the target of raising £10,000 durimng 2014 to help the hospital where her granddaugher Millie, now three-years-old, has been having treatment for cancer for the second time in her young life.

Jackied said: “It is a magical place.

“The Great Ormond Street staff have been absolutely brilliant.”

Millie, who lives with her parents Vanessa and Steve and younger sister Gracie in London, had an operation to remove a tumour when she was only nine-months-old.

When she was two-and-a-half it was discovered the tumour had returned at Millie had to face chemotherapy and thena a further operation.

“It has been very hard for the family but she is doing really well. She is a brave little girl and the hospital have been great.”

Staff from John Oliver’s hair salon in Great Colman Street and Carolyn Hammond Health and Beauty Clinic have volunteered to help by providing the expertise for a ladies Pamper Day, at The Retreat in Fore Street on Sunday March 16.

“I have been a client of John Oliver for 20 years,” said Jackie, “and Linda at John Olivers suggested a pamper day.

“There are just a few places left.”

The day will include hairstyling and treatment by John Oliver stylists and other treatments, including manicures and make-up by Hayley Capey of Carolyn Hammond.

There are various options available, priced from £40 to £80.

The Pamper day at The Retreat, Fore Street in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital charity, GOSH is on March 16.

Places are limited.

Contact Jackie Ruffles on 01394 766014 to book a place.

shares

0 comments

Mick McCarthy, Manager of Ipswich Town
Bristol City v Ipswich Town

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy says he is as frustrated and agitated as supporters after this afternoon’s 2-1 defeat at relegation-battling Bristol City made it four losses from five games in all competitions.

Eddie the Eagle movie starring Taron Egerton and Hugh Jackman

It’s the ultimate underdog story – and one of Suffolk’s most famous sons has lent his songwriting skills to its big screen dramatisation.

The Belstead House in Pinweood, Ipswich.

Frustrated councillors who object to plans to build 155 homes in their parish are threatening legal action against planners.

A file picture of Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service.

Firefighters were called to a home in Springfield Road in the early hours.

Tim Passmore has vowed to tackle FGM

Police in Suffolk have said tackling Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and sexual abuse is a key priority, and have vowed to take a “zero tolerance” approach to the issue.

Fun at Sutton Hoo this half-term

For more days out suggestions, see our packed Event guide in the paper every Friday or check out @WhatsonWayne on Twitter.

A file  picture of the A14.

A man was taken to hospital after he came off the motorcycle he was riding.

Remi Morrison is pictured at Pump and Grind in Ipswich.

Love is the theme this week as venues in Ipswich celebrate Valentine’s Day with live music spanning from blues, reggae, rock and soul.

Baklava granola

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis shares some of her favourite suggestions for a lazy weekend breakfast.

Ellen and her family

There is a nasty rumour going round the playground, writes Ellen Widdup.

Most read

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Streetlife

Great British Life

Great British Life
MyDate24 MyPhotos24