Wigan social club digs deep for charity to support one of its members

Hundreds of people attended a fund-raising night at a social club in honour of one of its members.

Monday, 6th May 2019, 10:59 am
Updated Monday, 6th May 2019, 11:11 am
Hundreds of people went to a fund-raiser at Higher Ince Social Club for the Huntington's Disease Association
Hundreds of people went to a fund-raiser at Higher Ince Social Club for the Huntington's Disease Association

Higher Ince Social Club raised £1,860 for the Huntington’s Disease Association, as member Tracy Holcroft has the genetic condition.

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Other news: Parbold murder probe: Teen set to appear in court today on murder chargeThe event included live entertainment from Caine, Roger Lee, Maloney Brothers and In At The Deep End, along with a buffet.

Huntington’s is an inherited disorder that results in death of brain cells, causing a general lack of coordination.

As it advances, physical abilities gradually worsen until coordinated movement becomes difficult and the person is unable to talk. Mental abilities generally decline into dementia.