A charity set up by volunteers who have lost loved ones to cancer have raised more than £1,000 during a Gazebos in the Garden event.

‘Doing it for charity’ held its fifth fundraiser in the garden at the home of Kathryn Crossley in Homewood Road for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Despite a rainy day loyal guests turned out to help the team raise £1,408.62 and counting, which makes their grand total to date £30,441.09

Ms Crossley said: "We are thrilled that so many people turned out on such a rainy day to support us.

"It was great to see loyal guests back and to make new friends who came for the first time.

"I would like to thank all our guests, our stallholders, the wonderful businesses of St. Albans and especially the hard working ‘doing it for charity’ team 2014 who are Amanda, Trevor, Tim, Chris, Andrew, Marion and Pat.

"We could not be more delighted to have now surpassed our £30,000 target for this year".
Visitors enjoyed a range of stalls selling: food, plants, shrub, ladies clothing, jewellery, handbags, and handcrafted wooden items.