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Tring Market Auctions to Host Charity Auction in Aid of The Pepper Foundation

21 October 2013


Tring Market Auctions is delighted to be hosting a special charity auction on Saturday 23rd November to raise funds for The Pepper Foundation.


The Pepper Foundation is an incredible local charity dedicated to raising over 350K per year to fund the Pepper Children's nursing service in order to help children up to the age of 19 who have life-threatening or life-limiting illness. The Pepper Nursing Service features a truly inspirational team of specialist paediatric nurses who provide care and support to local children and families in need of support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.



Above: Patrick Morris-Roe & Pepper Nurse Elizabeth Ruff


Pepper Nurses, managed by Rennie Grove Hospice Care, provide a responsive, flexible and tailored service which is provided free of charge to children throughout the Chilterns area of Herts & Bucks. The Pepper Nurses work with families to provide children, siblings and parents with individualised care.


Tring Market Auctions will be dedicating this special Saturday auction to raising funds for The Pepper Foundation and will be donating all of the day's sale commissions and premiums to the Foundation. The team at Tring Auctions will be donating their collective daily wages alongside the proceeds from tea and coffee sales at the auction's café, Le Gavel. Sellers will also have the opportunity to donate to the Pepper Foundation if they wish.


A selection of local businesses will also be supporting the sale including Winslow-based Beautifully Different, who will be displaying a range of gorgeous ladies clothing, handbags and accessories, and Ramsbotham Florists who will have some stunning floral bouquets and displays on sale.



Above: Mayor of Dacorum, Penny Hearn, who is supporting The Pepper Foundation this year.


Mayor of Dacorum, Penny Hearn states: 'I am extremely pleased that Tring Market Auctions is able to present such a wonderful opportunity to support and raise money for this local charity. The Pepper Nursing Service relies heavily on the generosity of the local community to fund its services so events like this really are important.'


If you would like to support this fantastic event, please have a look through your cupboards, lofts and garages to see if you have any items you can send to auction. Please contact Tring Market Auctions by Tuesday 19th November with your entries.


Please also join us in the sale rooms on Saturday 23rd November to bag a bargain.


Viewing of all sale items is available on Friday 22nd November from 9pm until 6pm. The sale will be open for viewing on Saturday 23rd November from 8.30pm with the sale commencing at 10am.


Tring Market Auctions' café, Le Gavel, will be open on viewing and sale days serving a wide menu of hot and cold food and drinks.


All enquiries to

Diane Butler, Lead Fundraiser, The Pepper Foundation,

Rennie House, Unit 3 Icknield Way Industrial Park, Icknield Way, Tring, Herts, HP23 4JX.

Tel: 01442 507311 Website:


Tring Market Auctions, Brook Street, Tring, Herts, HP23 5EF. Tel: 01442 826446 Fax: 01442 890927 Email





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