Success for maternity ball March 30th, 2016 Connor_Henderson Latest News Shares Comments Midwives at Ormskirk hospital raised more than £6,000 with a hugely successful grand charity ball. The event, at Up Holland’s Lancashire Manor Hotel, saw all proceeds going to Southport and Ormskirk Maternity Bereavement Fund. Funds raised will help redecorate the bereavement suite at Ormskirk hospital and develop a memorial garden. Midwife Stephanie Atherton said: “The evening was an amazing success. We had 125 guests who had a fantastic time and raised funds for a very important cause. We’d like to thank everyone who attended for their superb support. “It is one of the most heartbreaking things for parents to lose a baby. We wanted to stage an event to help raise funds to improve our maternity bereavement suite for families who have suffered such a loss.” Southport and Ormskirk NHS Hospital Trust interim chief executive Ann Marr opened the evening which featured a champagne reception, three course meal and amazing auction prizes. The midwives have planned more fundraising events this spring and summer and are set to stage another maternity charity ball in September 2017. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!