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Knox & Son hosts charity cabaret night

Funeral directors Knox & Son Ltd recently hosted a cabaret night in aid of its local hospital’s neonatal unit and the Ciaran’s Cause charity.

Ciaran’s Cause is a charity that honours a young boy from the local area who tragically passed away from heart complications while playing football on a school field. The charity aims to provide all schools and sports clubs in Warrington with a defibrillator in case of emergencies.

Local people, including staff from Knox & Son, provided the evening’s entertainment at the event, which raised £1,700 for the two charities.

Funeral workers Neil Aitken and Andy Greenwood performed an Andy Pandy and Looby Lou spot alongside a variety of singers that included Knox & Son’s Nick Curran performing as part of his group Reload.

Grappenhall & Thelwell British Legion gave up a room, free of charge, for the event to be held in. Besides the cabaret, other events such as bingo, a raffle, an auction, and disco took place.

Knox & Son would like to thank the many local businesses who donated raffle prizes which helped immensely towards the amount raised.

Image: (L-R) Funeral operative Neil Aitken; Ciaran’s Grandfather Malcolm; and funeral director Andy Greenwood.

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