Appeal to fund bionic leg for Billy, 20, tops £11,000 with more events organised in his aid in Wisbech St Mary

Billy Lee with parents Spencer and Rebecca (Bex) Lee

Billy Lee with parents Spencer and Rebecca (Bex) Lee - Credit: Archant

More than £11,000 has been raised in less than a week to fund a bionic leg for a 20 year-old trainee electrician who lost a limb to cancer.

Surgeons amputated Billy Lee’s right leg during an operation to remove a tumour – described as the size of a small baked bean can.

His family now hope to allow him a normal life by raising £70,000 for a specialist prosthetic limb.

Three more events have been organised for the “Billy’s back on my own 2 feet fund” in Wisbech St Mary.

On February 28, a giant jumble sale will take place at Wisbech St Mary Primary School. There will be lots of clothing, toys bric-a-brac, bedding and more.


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On March 8, from noon to 3pm, a craft fayre will be held at Wisbech St Mary Community Centre.

There will be lots of stalls, including jewellery, personalised embroidery, everlasting memories, plaques, cakes, Anne Summers, pamper chef and bows. There will also be a raffle.

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On April 10, the community centre will host a bingo and raffle night. Doors open at 6.30pm, eyes down at 7.30pm.

To book a stall or donate a prize to the raffle, e-mail sally.raven@googlemail.com.

You can donate at the Go Fund Me website and by tyoing in “Billy’s back on my own 2 feet” or at http://www.gofundme.com/Billyon2feet

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