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Buy The Galleries summer beach postcards & rock to help raise funds for Wigan & Leigh Hospice
Wednesday 28th August, 2013

Buy The Galleries summer beach postcards & rock to help raise funds for Wigan & Leigh Hospice
The Galleries postcards and rock

Roll Up Roll Up at The Galleries Summer Beach!

Shoppers can buy The Galleries Summer Beach postcards and Summer Beach rock and raise funds for Wigan & Leigh Hospice at the same time!
On Thursday 29 & Friday 30 August between 12noon – 3pm shoppers can buy rock and postcards from The Galleries Summer beach attendant with all proceeds going to Wigan & Leigh Hospice.
Suggested donations are 50p for summer beach rock and 20p for summer beach postcards.

The Galleries 2013 Summer Beach has been hugely popular once again with thousands enjoying the beach and all its free fun activities including; competitions, face painters, hook a duck and tin can alley fun fair stalls, donkey rides, wipe-out challenge game, popcorn, balloon modelling and edible sand art! The crowds also enjoyed taking photos alongside the huge giant deck chair and giant bucket and spade too!

Karen Cox, marketing manager of The Galleries said:
“The 2013 Galleries Summer Beach has attracted over 9,500 visitors in the 4 weeks it has been open! The Summer Beach and all its activities have been hugely popular with our shoppers, providing free summer fun during the school holidays. We are appealing to our shoppers and businesses to help us support our local hospice and raise much needed funds for them.”

The Galleries Free Summer Beach is in its final few days, open daily 10am – 5pm until Sunday (1 September) providing a haven throughout the summer school holidays in the centre of Wigan, with 10 tonnes of sand, palm trees, deckchairs and decking, the beach is the perfect treat to enjoy a break from shopping.

Wigan & Leigh Hospice Community fundraiser Julie Houston added: “Wigan & Leigh Hospice would like to thank The Galleries for their continued support. What a great way to remember the hugely successful Galleries Summer Beach and raise money for Wigan & Leigh Hospice at the same time!”

Wigan & Leigh Hospice provides free care for around 1,000 new patients every year. The Hospice relies heavily on the generosity of people in the local community and beyond who have supported them since the first patient was admitted into the first Wigan Hospice in Poolstock on the 12th September 1983. The new building in Hindley (with the name change to Wigan & Leigh Hospice) opened its doors in December 1997.

For further information on The Galleries Summer Beach is available at www.galleriesbeach.co.uk, on facebook: gallerieswigan twitter: @gallerieswigan and instagram: gallerieswigan or by telephoning 01942 825734.

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