Local business raises over £3,000 for NHS charity trust

28 people took part in the 18-hole charity golf competition at Old Nene Golf and Country Club in Ramsey.

28 people took part in the 18-hole charity golf competition at Old Nene Golf and Country Club in Ramsey. - Credit: Luke Connolly

A Wisbech business has raised over £3,000 for the NHS charity trust after hosting a charity golf day. 

Luke Connolly, owner of Connolly & Son building and groundworks contractors, organised the day where 28 people took part in an 18-hole competition.

The day, held at Old Nene Golf and Country Club in Ramsey, involved a raffle, an auction, as well as a mixture of hole sponsors. 

Luke said: “So far, we have raised £3760 for the NHS charity trust. 

“My dad had Covid and was in intensive care for three weeks.


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The day involved a raffle, an auction, as well as a mixture of hole sponsors.

The day involved a raffle, an auction, as well as a mixture of hole sponsors. - Credit: Luke Connolly

The day was free of charge, with the country club wavering the fee and instead, donating the money to Luke's chosen charity. 

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“It was absolutely fantastic,” said Luke.

“Originally, the club said it was going to be £12 a head regardless of what we ate and drank. 

Luke's company, Connoly & Son building and groundworks contractors was the first hole sponsor alongside others

Luke's company, Connolly & Son building and groundworks contractors was the first hole sponsor alongside others such as C and D Cabinets, Autoskins LTD, Jade Finance of Wisbech, JL Roofing LTD, GS and AJ Rider LTD and FITT Construction LTD. - Credit: Luke Connolly

“The day wouldn’t have been able to happen without them.” 

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