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Charity golf day in Bramshaw featuring Strictly Come Dancing star Kai Widdrington raises £19,000 for Dorset hospice



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A CHARITY golf day in Bramshaw which was attended by a star from TV's Strictly Come Dancing raised £19,000 for a Dorset hospice.

The event saw 164 golfers, including professional dancer Kai Widdrington, take part in aid of Forest Holme Hospice in Poole.

TalkSport broadcaster Paul Coyte hosted the activities at Bramshaw Golf Club, which included a beat the pro game, raffle and auction of sporting prizes including a signed Ronnie O’Sullivan snooker cue and premium hospitality tickets to a Premier League game at the Tottenham Hotspur's stadium.

Strictly Come Dancing pro Kai Widdrington with staff from Simplify Consulting
Strictly Come Dancing pro Kai Widdrington with staff from Simplify Consulting

It was organised by Simplify Consulting and sponsored by Rodford Engineering.

Forest Holme Hospice development manager Hannah O'Hare said: "We simply couldn’t do what we do without the support of local businesses such as Simplify Consulting.

More than 160 golfers took part
More than 160 golfers took part

"We feel incredibly grateful to have the support of such a brilliant company."

It was organised by Simplify Consulting and sponsored by Rodford Engineering.
It was organised by Simplify Consulting and sponsored by Rodford Engineering.

Kate Monserrate and Carl Woodward, Simplify Consulting co-founders and directors, said jointly: "We are always amazed at the generosity and kindness shown by each and every golfer in supporting our day and for this year helping us to raise an amazing amount for Forest Holme Hospice.

The event raised £19,000 for charity
The event raised £19,000 for charity

"We’d like to thank all of our sponsors for once again supporting this event – we have been overwhelmed this year with the generosity shown from businesses of all shapes and sizes committing to supporting our day and our charity."

The hospice provides care and support to more than 1,500 people each year with advanced cancer and other life-limiting illnesses. The charity needs to raise at least £1m annually to sustain its operations.



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