Mother of Stevenage man who died aged 26 makes charity presentation

MONEY raised through a sponsored walk in memory of a man who lost his battle with leukaemia aged 26 has been presented to charity. Darren Hall, who lived in a flat in Stevenage town centre with his wife, Holly, died in May 2005 – a year after he was diagn

MONEY raised through a sponsored walk in memory of a man who lost his battle with leukaemia aged 26 has been presented to charity.

Darren Hall, who lived in a flat in Stevenage town centre with his wife, Holly, died in May 2005 - a year after he was diagnosed with leukaemia.

This year, his mother, Angela Minett of Briardale in Stevenage, organised a walk of the 10 bridges in London to raise money for Leukaemia Research.

About 60 of Darren's friends took part in the walk, raising �2,980 in total.


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Mrs Minett said Darren, who went to The Thomas Alleyne School in Stevenage, knew a lot of people. "It was a nice way of remembering Darren and raising money for Leukaemia Research," she said.

Mrs Minett is also planning a disco at The Oval Community Centre in Stevenage on October 3, in aid of Leukaemia Research.

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Tickets at �6, which include a strip of raffle tickets, are available by calling Mrs Minett on 01438 743101 or 07853197713 or by emailing her at angela_minett@live.co.uk

She would also like to hear from you if you can provide a raffle prize.

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