Councillor Maureen Errington, the outgoing Mayor of Chilton, has
donated nearly £2,000 to cancer services at Darlington Memorial
The hospital was one of Maureen's official charities during her
year in office alongside Macmillan Cancer Support. Maureen had a
very personal reason for choosing the two charities after sadly
losing her brother to the disease only a year ago.
Cllr Errington said: "I lost my brother, Malcom Fryatt to cancer
last year. He was so well looked after that I wanted to give
Through a series of fundraisers, entertainment nights at the
local clubs and coffee mornings, Maureen and the Chilton community
raised £3,677 to split between the two charities.
Lorraine Legg, Cancer Services Manager and ward sister Maureen
Flatman were delighted to accept the cheque on behalf of the
Sister Flatman said: "We are really grateful for this donation,
it is an amazing total and it we will ensure it is put to good use
on the Haematology and Oncology wards where Maureen's brother was
Published: 23 July 2012
'As I was very, very nervous, I must have been the worst patient
ever and they were brilliant with me and I can't thank them enough
- could you please pass on my sincere thanks.'
Patient, Hysteroscopy Unit, Chester-le-Street Community