A CHARITY-RUN centre which treats injured police officers has been given more than £1,600 by fundraisers.

The Police Treatment Centre in Harrogate welcomed Charlie Forbes Adam, the High Sheriff of North Yorkshire, and David Garfitt, the Under Sheriff of North Yorkshire, to present a cheque for £1666.62, which was raised at the Annual North Eastern Circuit Legal Service.

Mr Forbes Adam said: "I have seen first-hand the important work that they do in providing treatment and support for ill and injured police officers who present for a variety of physical and psychological injuries and conditions at the centre.

"I know that the PTC makes a real difference in returning them back to better health and fitness and serving the public and their communities."

Col Patrick Cairns, CEO of the centre, said: "It is always difficult for us as a police charity to fundraise to support our work, so I would like to thank all of the High Sheriffs of the North Eastern Circuit for selecting the PTC as one of their charity beneficiaries, and their very generous donation and this money will make a big difference in allowing us to support the 4,000 police patients that we treat every year at our centres."

The Harrogate-based PTC was a joint beneficiary with York Minster.