January 10, 2011 12.52 pm This story is over 138 months old

Extra funds raised for community project

Sizzling start: A local charity have been awarded over £1,000 towards their new community project.

An annual event at the Lincoln City football stadium has raised £1,200 for local charity Lincoln Community Development Projects (LCDP).

The Lincoln City Football Club Fireworks Night is the sixth time the football club has organised the event and over 1,700 people attended the display.

Event Organiser and Marketing Manager of the club Rob Noble handed over the cheque to LCDP representatives this weekend, during the Imps match with Hereford.

Noble (pictured)  said: “It was a great evening and I’m delighted we have raised £1,200 for a really good cause that will ultimately benefit the local community.

“Our fireworks display is an event for the local community to enjoy and we are really pleased to be able to raise this amount of money.”

LCDP Finance Manager Jo Devlin (pictured right) said: “We are delighted to receive the donation from Lincoln City Football Club from this years Fireworks event.

“The £1,200 donated will support our LCFC Supporters Trust, Community Development Project which, thanks to funding from the Tudor Trust, was started in September this year.

“The project aims to engage with and work alongside residents of all ages and backgrounds from the Sincil Bank and surrounding area, in developing Sincil Bank Stadium into a community hub.”

Source: Lincoln City Football Club