School dashing around in Melanie's memory to raise funds for hospice

Pupils and staff at Billinge St Aidans C of E Primary School have taken part in a Dally Dash, a dalmation-themed sponsored run around the school sports track in memory of the school’s former headteacher Melanie Ravenscroft, raising funds for Willowbrook Hospice in St Helens.

Wednesday, 2nd June 2021, 10:28 am
Updated Wednesday, 2nd June 2021, 10:30 am
Pupils and staff at Billinge St Aidans C of E Primary School have taken part in a Dally Dash in memory of the school’s former headteacher Melanie Ravenscroft

Melanie spent 14 years at the school before taking early retirement at Christmas.

Tragically she died months later on May 2 at Willowbrook, sparking an outpouring of grief by staff, pupils, families and the wider community in Billinge.

Pupils and staff at Billinge St Aidans C of E Primary School have taken part in a Dally Dash in memory of the school’s former headteacher Melanie Ravenscroft
Pupils and staff at Billinge St Aidans C of E Primary School have taken part in a Dally Dash in memory of the school’s former headteacher Melanie Ravenscroft