Teenager plans garage sale around Blofield village for cancer charity

Jacob Roper is organising a charity garage sale to raise money for Cancer Research UK. Picture: Su A

Jacob Roper is organising a charity garage sale to raise money for Cancer Research UK. Picture: Su Allport - Credit: Archant

A teenager is organising a charity garage sale to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

Jacob Roper, 14, from Blofield, will host the sale on Bank Holiday Monday (August 28) as part of his work towards his bronze Duke of Edinburgh's Award.

A number of houses around Blofield village will take part in the garage sale, and maps will be available from Blofield Spar Shop, Blofield Court House and Café 10 on Blofield Golf Course.

Poppies Café, which runs a café on Wednesday mornings at Blofield Court House for the community to meet, will serve refreshments during the sale, which runs from 11am to 3pm.

Sponsors of the event include Blofield Motor Company, Norwich Camping and Leisure, Premier Print, Green Solar Footprint and Café 10.

Anyone who would like to book a stall at sale can call 07587152857, 07786874085 or email su.allport@gmail.com by August 22.

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