Charity ball set to raise funds in memory of loved one

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A woman whose fiance died of cancer is hosting a charity ball in his memory.

Amy Louise Brocklehurst is looking for more sponsors to support the James Bond themed event at Brooksby Hall near Melton on November 30.

She hopes to raise £5,000 for the Lymphoma Association and Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research in memory of Richard Brocklehurst.

He died in August after a five-year battle with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma aged 29.

Tickets for the dinner have sold out but there are still spaces available for the evening entertainment provided by the Houndogs with a raffle and auction.

They cost £15 and are available from or Laura on 07731 839876.