Pair pack a punch... and carrier bags

BOXING CHAMPIONS Charlie Flynn and Willie Limond will get packing for two charities this weekend.

Loading Comments
Share
Print

The sporting heroes will be helping Wishaw shoppers at the checkouts in support of the Sue Ryder Foundation and the Les Hoey Christmas party.

Charlie, 20, was a star at the Commonwealth Games after winning gold in the men's lightweight boxing and will be joining Glasgow star Willie Limond on Saturday.

Willie currently holds the British and Commonwealth light-welterweight titles, and will be helping to pack ­shopping bags with his boxing companion.

Taking place at ­Morrisons in Kirk Road, Wishaw, families can ­enjoy a host of activities during the fun day ­including face-painting and a tombola.

Organiser Les Hoey hopes the fundraiser will raise at least £1000 for the two charities which both help people with life-limiting illnesses.

He said: "Charlie and Willie are going to bring their belts down and will be getting pictures taken with families as well.

"Some of the kids will be there and we've got about 20 volunteers helping out each day."

The charity superstar was given an MBE after spending more than a decade helping unwell youngsters.

Earlier this week he took hordes of children to see Ant 'n' Dec where they got to meet the stars.

Sport

Commenting & Moderation

We moderate all comments on Evening Times on either a pre-moderated or post-moderated basis. If you're a relatively new user then your comments will be reviewed before publication and if we know you well and trust you then your comments will be subject to moderation only if other users or the moderators believe you've broken the rules

Moderation is undertaken full-time 9am-6pm on weekdays, and on a part-time basis outwith those hours. Please be patient if your posts are not approved instantly.

177019

Have you got a story?

Contact the news desk on 0141 302 6520 or email news@eveningtimes.co.uk
Michelle McManus

Michelle McManus

Sussed in the City

Whatever the result, the fans are Still Game

Times Out

Entertainment

Lifestyle

TV Advert
Janice Bell

Janice Bell

You couldn’t make up half the stuff that happens to PA Janice Bell- some of the jams she gets herself into are worth a story or two.

Games news:

Putting the world to rights

Gail's Gab

The indyref vote is the biggest decision of our lives

Cat’s Eyes on Glasgow

Cat’s Eyes on Glasgow

Cat Cubie’s job is to find and share with you the fabulous things the city has to offer, from gigs to gastro.