On Sunday 23rd November we helped celebrate the crowning of Strictly Ballroom 2014 – Sharon Hennessey and her dance partner Linus at the new Titanic Hotel.
All contestants had only 10 hours of dance training, which is fantastic as all participants had never danced before.
Not only where we all digging deep in our pockets donating for this worthy cause, we where also watching ‘our’ former 2013 Strictly Ballroom champion –Gabriella, participating as a judge.
The whole production was a fantastic success and all of the ACS girls had a fantastic night.
The total amount raised was a staggering £17,691.60!! And still this amount is growing everyday. If you would still like to donate, please log onto http://www.roycastle.org/fundraising-and-events/Make-a-Donation/Make+A+Donation
About the Charity
Unfortunately Liverpool has the highest mortality rate for lung cancer in the UK. It is still widely perceived that Lung Cancer is a self inflicted disease, which is not always the case. Charities and the NHS are seeing a rise in children as young as 10 being diagnosed with lung cancer, from passive smoking.
Roy Castle was also a victim of passive smoking from his time as a musician and an all round Presenter. Before the 14th February 2006 smoking was permitted in all public areas in [...]