New trustee for Somebody's Daughter
A CHARITY launched to help women break free from the sex industry today unveiled a new trustee.Rev Paul Daltry will join the board of the Somebody's Daughter appeal, founded in response to Ipswich's prostitution problem which was brutally highlighted when five sex workers were murdered in late 2006.
A CHARITY launched to help women break free from the sex industry today unveiled a new trustee.
Rev Paul Daltry will join the board of the Somebody's Daughter appeal, founded in response to Ipswich's prostitution problem which was brutally highlighted when five sex workers were murdered in late 2006.
Mr Daltry said: “I am delighted to have been asked to join the board. The whole issue around what took place in 2006 is linked to the work I am fairly involved in as chair of the town pastors scheme.
“The issues surrounding the girls and what happens to them is very important to me.
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“I will bring experience of community development not only in this country but abroad as well and I am looking forward to it.”
The appeal's aim is to raise enough money to open a refuge where those embroiled in prostitution and drugs can seek support and guidance.
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Among the trustees of the Somebody's Daughter appeal, a registered charity, are Ipswich Town chairman David Sheepshanks, borough council leader Liz Harsant and Evening Star editor Nigel Pickover.
Donations to the memorial fund can be made online at www.eveningstar.co.uk, in person at Ipswich Borough Council's customer service centre in the Town Hall, by calling 01473 433777, or by sending a cheque, made payable to Somebody's Daughter Memorial Fund, to PO Box 772, Ipswich Borough Council, Grafton House, 15-17 Russell Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 2DE.