Memorial football match to aid charity

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A charity football match is being held in memory of two club officials.

Buxworth Football Club will host the event on July 28 at Buxworth pitch in memory Bev Brocklehurst and Billy Tonge, with proceeds going to Cancer Research UK.

Billy was manager at Buxworth Football Club for 22 years and Bev was secretary and treasurer of the club for many years.

Katie Brocklehurst, Stephen and Sueanne Broadbent arranged the match.

The event starts at 1.30pm with kick off at 2pm

It will feature a barbecue, refreshments, children’s games, balloon release, raffle and sweepstake.

Entrance for children is £5, which includes games, lucky bag, drink and balloon for the balloon release.

Subs for the match will be £6 including a sports drink.

Anyone who wishes to play or offer their help in any way is asked to call Stephen or Sueanne on 01663 741874 or 07717844992