Wymondham woman’s auction and trek for cancer charity

A Norfolk County Council employee will be holding an auction in a city centre pub to raise money for a trek she is doing in aid of a local cancer charity.

Stevie Spencer, pictured, of Wymondham, is organising an auction at the Hog In Armour, in Charing Cross, as part of her Trek4BigC fundraising efforts.

The former Wymondham High School student has been holding a number of events over the last few months as she tries to raise money ahead of a five day trek of The Great Wall of China.

The trek will see her encountering steep slopes, sheer drops and thousands of steps, all in aid of Big C.

Miss Spencer, 27, said: 'It's the first time I've ever been on any challenge of this type, so I'm excited about the whole experience, but a little apprehensive too.

'I've got lots of training to do before next September to ensure that I complete the challenge.'

She added: 'I'm raising for money for Big C because I think they are a fantastic local charity that do great work supporting individuals and their families.'

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On Thursday, November 17 she will hold an auction at the Hog In Armour to help her get closer to her fundraising target of �2,700.

At the auction there will be a number of lots donated by local and national businesses. These include a family tour of Manchester United Football Club, a network-wide season ticket from First Bus, six bottles of wine from Naked Wines, a signed book by Stephen Fry and a number of days out and restaurant vouchers, including a children's pizza party for 10 at Quasar Elite.

Miss Spencer said: 'The support from businesses has been fantastic and I hope the auction will be a huge success on the night.'

Her other fundraising efforts so far have included a sponsorship raffle, the sale of Norwich Spree books and a themed night out in the city. Future plans include themed meals, quiz nights and a music event.

The auction takes place at 8pm but email bids are being taken until midday on Thursday, November 17. For the list of lots and to make a bid or donate visit www.trek4bigc.talktalk.net