A FUNERAL directors has donated £1,500 to Bolton Hospice.

Birtwistle’s Funeral Service, which is based in Halliwell Road, Halliwell, collected the money over the past three months.

Presenting the cheque to Bolton Hospice were Ian Birtwistle and Bernadette Bailey, managing director and office manager of the firm.

Mr Birtwistle said: “It’s important to keep funding Bolton Hospice — they are lacking in government funding, so we need to help any way we can.”