Assize of Ale cash handed over

Tony Botting, Chamberlain of the York Guild of Scriveners, Tim Hinton, Guild Master, and Jean Jesty, Chairman of the Charity Committee present £1,100 raised in the Assize of Ale to the Lord Mayor, Julie Gunnell, with the Sheriff of York, Brian Watson

Tony Botting, Chamberlain of the York Guild of Scriveners, Tim Hinton, Guild Master, and Jean Jesty, Chairman of the Charity Committee present £1,100 raised in the Assize of Ale to the Lord Mayor, Julie Gunnell, with the Sheriff of York, Brian Watson

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YORK'S Guild of Scriveners has handed over the proceeds of its Assize of Ale event to the Lord Mayor for her chosen civic charities.

The annual fundraising event, which took place in August, raising cash for the Independent Domestic Abuse Service (IDAS) and the Jack Raine foundation, which supports vulnerable people across the city.

A cheque was presented by Master of the Guild of Scriveners Tim Hinton and chairman of the charity committee Jean Jesty to Lord Mayor Cllr Julie Gunnell and the civic party.

Cllr Gunnell thanked the Guild of the Scriveners all those who took part in the event for their support.

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8:02pm Thu 15 May 14

Rich Tea says...

Well done everyone. Now ... how much was it and why has it taken so long to hand over? If it's a sizeable amount then the Scriveners maybe ought to pay interest if they've had it in their bank account.
Well done everyone. Now ... how much was it and why has it taken so long to hand over? If it's a sizeable amount then the Scriveners maybe ought to pay interest if they've had it in their bank account. Rich Tea
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