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Biffa St Helens reward scheme nominates the SPF  to receive a fantastic £1256.11

Biffa, St Helens has safe systems at work scheme.  Every year each site has a Health and Safety incentive scheme whereby if they are accident free then Biffa pledges to donate a certain amount of money per employee to a registered charity. The employees then have a vote on which charity they want to support.

In 2015 the employees at the St Helens site which currently operates as a depot for the Collection division and the Special Waste division achieved their 12 month accident free target and chose the Steve Prescott Foundation as their dominated charity. The award of a magnificent £1256.11 donated will continue the legacy of Steve Prescott by helping to support the charities which were close to his heart.

Rainford Labour Club Raises £3k in memory of John Fairclough

Rainford Labour Club organised a fund raising in aid of the Steve Prescott Foundation in memory of John Fairclough  who was a retired customs & excise officer based at Manchester Airport and a former chairman of Rainford Labour Club. He was also Saints season ticket holder for many years. John was a well liked man who did so much for the community. John very sadly passed away after a short illness of lung disease on 22nd Feb 2015, age 61. John is survived by his daughter Becky, brothers Brian, Mark and Simon and sister Joan.

One of the event organisers Jeanie Rosbotham was successful in securing £1000 worth in matched funding by from Barclays Bank.

Ian Walkden presents £750 cheque to Martin Blondel of the SPF

Newton Cricket Club presented a £750 to the SPF at the recent GPW Recruitment St Helens 10k Run.

Ian Walkden who organises the Newton CC annual dinner each November said, ''The money was initially raised at the Club's Annual Dinner which was attended by 180 people and we already have a date in our diary for 2016.''

Donation IMO former Saints player Wilf Roach

It was with great sadness the Steve Prescott Foundation Trustees and committee heard of the passing of Wilf Roach last November aged 85 years.  Wilf who started his playing career at amateurs Pilks Recs, was a centre or wing and played 37 games for St Helens in the 1950s  and was a popular figure amongst the fans. He retained a keen interest in sport and Saints in particular.

Wilf and his wife Elsie had recently celebrated their Diamond Wedding Anniversary and were neighbours of Steve and Linzi Prescott.

Keswick to Barrow sponsored Walk

Annette Conuel is a class teacher from Roseacre Primary School, Blackpool who for the eighth year in a row took on the challenge of walking from Keswick to Barrow in a day. The walk is a 40 mile challenge which includes some steep inclines through the beautiful Cumbrian countryside. Annette was joined by a teaching assistant also from the Academy, Lisa Lloyd who was on her third walk and Annette’s husband Ian who was attempting his ninth. Each year approx 2000 people complete the challenge on a Saturday in May.