Item BCA - 2017.1214 - Slimming Club members raise money for hospital patients

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BCA - 2017.1214


Slimming Club members raise money for hospital patients


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one newspaper cutting

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Early in the 1980s Joan Cook, landlady of the Elephant & Castle, ran a slimming club. The members decided to get sponsors to raise money for patients at the hospital and managed to raise £245. The picture shows Dorothy Knight the hospital administrator and club members Gail Bowles, Ruth Wheeler and Joan Cook. The picture shows the type of wheelchair they hoped to buy.

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