The Coatbridge Society organizes a family day and raises funds for the Lanarkshire Hospice

Workers at a popular confectionery business in Coatbridge enjoyed a successful family event last Saturday.

The event, which took place at Less of Scotland’s North Caldeen Road factory, offered a host of activities for families and children. These included a DJ, inflatable slide, face painting, snowball chase, factory tours, ice cream van, management game – which proved popular – and much more.



Staff enjoy a host of fun events at the popular event

Hundreds of enthusiastic visitors took part in popular activities and the day raised an impressive £1122 for St Andrew’s Hospice. This sum will be donated to help the work of the specialized palliative care centre.



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Louise Dunion, human resources administrator at Lees, told Lanarkshire Live: ‘It was a very successful day considering there was a lot of stress beforehand.

“We had a lot of positive feedback from the staff and everyone who participated appreciated it.

“It was a fun day to give the staff a bit of fun for their families and all the events were free for the kids.

“We were selling raffle tickets and whatever was raised that day went to the hospice.

“I helped organize the event, but there were also a lot of staff who were involved in organizing it.

“And St Andrew’s Hospice gave us balloons and gifts for the kids and we were delighted to raise as much money as we did.”

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