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Reception at the Grange

Stockbridge traders raise funds for LifeCare

Emma Kendrick and Donna Mackenzie of Bamboo Boutique (photo by Terry Murden)
Emma Kendrick and Donna Mackenzie of Bamboo Boutique

Traders from the Stockbridge area of Edinburgh gathered at the Grange Club for a charity event and to enjoy some of the produce from the area.

Thirty prizes worth £1,000 were raffled from a range of businesses including the Stockbridge Restaurant, Hectors, Hamiltons, Good Brother wine bar, Armstrong the fishmonger, George Mewes, Kenji Sushi, Street Box Thai and the cheesemaker I J Mellis. The event raised £1,500.

More than 100 local traders and residents attended the reception. The Grange provided the venue free of charge.

Ms Morgan said: “I can’t thank the local community enough for their support and generous donations of prizes, raffle ticket purchases and support. 

“This event was a great opportunity to bring Stockbridge locals and business owners together to enjoy some fine food and drink in The Grange Club’s stunning surrounds while raising funds for a local charity which has just celebrated its 75th anniversary.”

Pickering's served gin to guests
Pickering’s served gin to guests
Susannah Morgan, Harry Crombie and Jojo Hernandez
Susannah Morgan, Harry Crombie and Jojo Hernandez

The event was in aid of LifeCare which helps older people become independent and was organised by Stockbridge Local, run by Susannah Morgan.

An auction of a painting of Arran by Tommy Fitchett raised £260. The winning bid came from Harry Crombie of property management company Crombie & Co. The auctioneer was JoJo Hernandez, owner of Lilies & Dreams.

Photographs were by Terry Murden via DB Media Services, part of the Daily Business Group. Not to be reproduced without permission. Photos can be ordered by calling: 07971 686038.

Nikki Christie (right) receives her prize
Nikki Christie (right) receives her prize
Guests enjoying the reception
Guests enjoying the reception
Getting in the party mood
Getting in the party mood

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