Hospice turns yellow

Staff and patients at St Elizabeth Hospice went bananas when they had a go yellow day as part of the National Hospice Movement.Yellow was chosen because the national emblem for the movement is the sunflower.

Staff and patients at St Elizabeth Hospice went bananas when they had a go yellow day as part of the National Hospice Movement.

Yellow was chosen because the national emblem for the movement is the sunflower.

Patients joined in with yellow cake eating competitions, lemon and spoon races and a yellow pancake race yesterday.

Day patients cut a sunny picture as they dressed in yellow to joined in the fun. It seemed the sun was also on side as it cast a warm yellow glow on the day.

Stuart Bonsall, from the hospice's fundraising department said the day had been a great success.

"We had between 80 and 90 people dressed up and it was a really great day. Lots of people participated in the races and all the fun and we even had relatives come along and get dressed up," he said.