Fundraising concert helps diabetes charity

Support...front centre, Carl James, Kate Cartwright, Tracey Holderness musical director of adult choir, Hannah James and Andrew Cartwright. Front, Alice James 5 and Toby James 8 during the Juvenile Diabetes fundraising concert at the congregational church in Market Harborough by Great Bowden Recital Trust.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER
Support...front centre, Carl James, Kate Cartwright, Tracey Holderness musical director of adult choir, Hannah James and Andrew Cartwright. Front, Alice James 5 and Toby James 8 during the Juvenile Diabetes fundraising concert at the congregational church in Market Harborough by Great Bowden Recital Trust.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

A special concert in Harborough heard an emotional story of how young Toby James copes with type 1 diabetes - and then the audience helped to raise £550 towards the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s mission to find a cure.

The concert was held at Jubilee Hall at the Congregational Church by the Great Bowden Recital Trust (GBRT), who in total handed over £900 to the charity, following other fundraising events.

The next fundraising concert held by the GBRT, featuring the adult flute and adult vocal choirs, will be held on Saturday June 6 at 7.30pm at St Peter and St Paul parish church in Great Bowden.

Money raised will go towards LOROS. Tickets are available at MH Music in St Mary’s Road, Market Harborough priced at £7.50 adults and £5 concessions (under 16 years old).

Pictured above is (front centre), Carl James (who spoke to the audience about his son’s (Toby’s) diabetes), Kate Cartwright, Tracey Holderness (musical director of adult choir), Hannah James and Andrew Cartwright. Front: Alice James, aged five, and Toby James, aged eight.