Sign up for memorial fund bowling

A KNOCK-out charity night of ten pin bowling to raise cash to help vulnerable young people in Ipswich is only days away - but it is not too late to enter your team.

A KNOCK-out charity night of ten pin bowling is only days away - but it is not too late to enter your team.

King Pin in Martlesham Heath has agreed to host the event on Thursday in aid of The Evening Star's Somebody's Daughter memorial fund.

It is hoped several thousands of pounds will be raised, as around 20 teams of six players compete against each other.

Each team will be provided with a collecting bucket which in advance which should be filled with donations and brought along on the night.

There are still limited spaces, but teams were today urged to sign up soon.

Star editor Nigel Pickover said: “February 8 is sure to be a great night in support of a very worthy cause.

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“There is room for another few teams, so get in touch and do your bit for the appeal.”

The memorial fund, run in conjunction with Ipswich Borough Council, was launched in the wake of the killings of Gemma Adams, 25, Tania Nicol, 19, Anneli Alderton, 24, Annette Nicholls, 29, and Paula Clennell, 24. The money raised will be used to help vulnerable young people in Ipswich.

Joint owner, Geoff Sheldrake said: “I have personally been very moved by the whole saga living very close to the scenes in Nacton

and on the old A45.

“We are backing Somebody's Daughter all the way and this is the very least we can do.”

N To book your team's place call Josh Warwick on 01473 324840 or e-mail If you can not play in the event but would like a collecting bucket or promotional poster, call or e-mail as above.

Donations can be made on The Star website, in person at Ipswich Borough Council's customer service centre in the Town Hall, over the phone by calling 01473 433777 or by sending cheques 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


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