GALLERY: A night in the cells raises money for Comic Relief

12 hours in March police cell for charity.

12 hours in March police cell for charity. - Credit: Archant

A night in the cells raised hundreds of pounds for Comic Relief by staff who work for the Cambridgeshire’s Victims’ Hub.

12 hours in March police cell for charity.

12 hours in March police cell for charity. - Credit: Archant

en members of staff slept in the non-operational cell block at March Police Station for 12 hours.

Kim Morris, victim care delivery manager, said: “We’re passionate about raising money for Comic Relief and wanted to do something a bit different.

“One of the key areas of support we offer is to victims of domestic abuse. Comic Relief also help people in this position, so it’s great to be able to contribute to their work.

“I’m really proud of the team for doing so well and raising so much money.”


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The team from the police-led service raised more than £1,650 for charity as a result of their efforts.

Police and Crime Commissioner Sir Graham Bright said: “The Victims’ Hub team do fantastic work in helping victims of crime and I hope everyone will join me in sponsoring their night in the cells. Comic Relief support a number of charities that help the most vulnerable in our society which is something I fully support.”

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The cells they slept in provide back-up custody space if the operational suites in the county reach capacity.

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