Golden Oldies’ concert cash

A GOLDEN Oldies concert in Portishead has raised over �1,000.

The Goldies charity, which is well known for bringing joy to hundreds of older people through its weekly singing and activity sessions, joined Portishead Community Choir to present a Christmas concert at the town’s High Street Methodist Church.

At the event the Lions Club of Portishead handed the Portishead branch of the Golden Oldies Charitable Trust a donation of �350 which was added to the concert takings of �700.

Presenting the cheque to session leader Julie Lucas, Lion Kelvin Hughes, said: “The Lions Club of Portishead is delighted to present this cheque to the Golden Oldies who do fantastic work with senior citizens in the local community.”

The Portishead Goldies meet on Fridays between 10.30-11.30am at the Jubilee Hall in Slade Road. Sessions restart on January 11. To find out more call Abby Rakes on 01761 470006 or visit

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Pictured: Kelvin Hughes and Julie Lucas.

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