Dr Kershaw's Hospice van stolen from supermarket in Chadderton
Date published: 11 September 2019
The vehicle stolen from supermarket in Chadderton
For the second time in 11 months, the Dr Kershaw's Hospice van has been stolen as volunteers collected boxes for a home collection
The van was taken from outside Morrisons Supermarket, Chadderton today at around 1pm (11.09.19).
The theft happened as volunteers were collecting cardboard boxes from Morrisons to collect donations from a house. The van keys were not stolen.
Rebecca Bentham, Income Development Manager at the hospice, said: “We are shocked and saddened by the news that our van has been stolen again. In October last year we had our van stolen from the Hospice grounds.
“We rely heavily on the kindness of donations from our supporters. To have to pay for repairs or even a replacement van is a huge expense to the Hospice’
It’s devastating but we hope that, with the support of our local community, we will soon be reunited with the vehicle.”
“We rely heavily on the kindness of donations from our supporters. To have to pay for repairs or even a replacement van is a huge expense to the Hospice.”
It's vehicle registration is YJ63 VWK and it has been reported as stolen to the police.
If you would like to report a sighting of the van please call the Hospice on 0161 624 2727.
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