A CHARITY fishing event returns this year, again raising funds for a Wrexham hospice

The Jamie Lloyd-Hughes Memorial Fishing Match is taking place on May 25, with funds to be raised for Nightingale House Hospice.

Jamie, from Flint, lost a battle with metastatic malignant melanoma, a form of skin cancer which had spread to his lungs, liver, spine and his brain, on March 6, 2021, aged 44. He spent his last 12 days at Nightingale House Hospice in Wrexham.

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Affectionately known as the J-L-H Charity Danglers, organisers would love more people, including juniors, to take part.

To date, the annual event has raised, more than £2,360 for Nightingale House.

The charity match takes place at The Rosie, Wepre Park, with thanks to Connah’s Quay Angling Club, and entry is £30, which includes 10 raffle tickets (more available to buy also), chippy lunch and prize pot.

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Those interested in taking part can find details on Facebook - jamie-lloyd-hughes memorial fishing match.

Organiser Peter Rowley thanked several businesses for their support, including Ynez Ink Tattoo in Mold, Coals 4 You, Stove Wizard, Mill Tavern in Flint, Gaz Chirgwin for the printing, Deeside Tackle and all the anglers taking part.

Jamie’s wife Sarah, also has a JustGiving page in support of Nightingale House Hospice: justgiving.com/fundraising/sarah-lloyd-hughes1