Gilwern's Castle Narrowboats to host Marie Curie fundraiser

By Staff reporter in Charity

Marie Curie is calling on local businesses in Abergavenny and surrounding areas to hold a Blooming Great Tea Party in aid of the charity this June.

From 23rd - 25th June, Marie Curie is encouraging people to get together with friends, family or colleagues to host a tea party, bake sale or special tea break to raise funds.

The money raised will help Marie Curie provide vital care and support for people living with a terminal illness, and their families.

Clare Wright, Marie Curie Community Fundraiser for South East Wales, recently visited Castle Narrowboats at Gilwern to meet with owners Nick and Sharon Mills, and son Joe.

Castle Narrowboats were approached by Marie Curie to see if they would help back the campaign in their local community, and they were more than happy to help.

Nick Mills said,“We think Marie Curie do a very important job and we were delighted to help. We’re going to do our bit by holding a tea party on Sunday 25th June between 1pm and 3pm, with tea and cake in exchange for a donation to Marie Curie. All are welcome to visit us here at the wharf to see the boats in our beautiful surroundings. I encourage other businesses and individuals in our community to get behind this worthwhile campaign. All you need to do is register for a pack to get lots of ideas about ways to get involved”.

To find out more and receive your free fundraising pack, call 0800 716 146 or visit

For information about volunteering for Marie Curie, call 02920 426068 or email

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