Scrap metal turned into cash for cancer charity

Recycling proved its benefits to the local environment in more ways than one when staff from the Lancaster depot of property maintenance company EMCORUK presented Rosemere Cancer Foundation with a donation of £1,000.

Thursday, 28th June 2018, 1:55 pm
Updated Wednesday, 4th July 2018, 5:29 pm
Rosemere Cancer Foundation, have received a £1,000 donation from the Lancaster-based depot of property maintenance company EMCORUK, which raised the money by selling scrap metal its engineers had saved/retrieved from jobs they undertook.

The money came from the company’s charity fund, which supports various local good causes and is raised by the sale of scrap metals retrieved from jobs its engineers undertake.

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The donation was presented to Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s Lancaster and South Lakes area fundraising co-ordinator Jenny Crammond by Liam Speak (left) and Dave Kirkham.

It will be used to support the charity’s work to bring world class cancer treatments and services to cancer patients being treated at Rosemere Cancer Centre, Lancashire and South Cumbria’s regional specialist cancer treatment centre at the Royal Preston Hospital, which provides all local radiotherapy as well as other specialised care, and at another eight hospitals across the two counties, including the Royal Lancaster Infirmary. For further information on its work and how to donate, visit