Festive lights on camper vans for neonatal intensive care unit
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Camper vans provided unorthodox festive illuminations in Portishead at the weekend to raise money for a Bristol hospital.
Hundreds of pounds were raised for Southmead Hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) by Volkswagen owners.
They met at Ashton Court and drove along the A369, through Portbury and Portishead before coming to a stop at the Lake Grounds on Saturday evening.
About 150 people took part, with more than 40 decorated vans involved.
Organiser Steve Wright said the club only began arranging the fundraiser a fortnight ago.
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He said: “Two of our members had a little baby who was 10 weeks early and went straight into the NICU.”
More than £450 was raised through the event.
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Steve, who lives in Nailsea, thanked the people of Portishead for coming out in force to support the club’s fundraiser.