Co-op staff raise money for Penny Brohn cancer care

October 26 2018
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A GROUP of colleagues from Bristol’s Co-op stores have helped raise £34,000 for the Penny Brohn cancer care charity.

 Taking part were staff from Co-op branches in Gloucester Road and Stockwood, living as afield as Kingswood, Bishopston, Broomhill and Warmley. 

Karin Stowell, who lives in Knowle and works at the Co-op’s Clifton village branch, is the chain’s Community Pioneer for Bristol and encouraged 15 colleagues to take part in the Penny Brohn Stomp on October 13. Together they contributed £1,000 to the total.  

In all 400 people walked six miles from Anchor Square in the city centre, along the harbour, under the Suspension Bridge and along the Avon Gorge to the Penny Brohn UK National Centre in Pill.