Christian Aid Week fundraiser in Boston hits the 5k mark

BOSTON Christian Aid Week has so far raised £5,000 thanks to generous donations from borough residents.

Some 30 volunteers delivered and collected envelopes to help boost the total – with one found to contain £300 in £20 notes.

Rob Gray of Holy Trinity Church raised £300 by running the Great Manchester 10km run in 52 minutes. Coffee mornings at Kirton and Zion Methodist church also raised £200.

There total may rise as more money is still due in.