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