Sports goodies up for auction

Darts player Phil 'The Power' Taylor arrives for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards ceremony at MediacityUK, Salford. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday December 22, 2011. See PA Story SPORT Personality. Photo credit should read: David Davies/PA Wire.
Darts player Phil 'The Power' Taylor arrives for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards ceremony at MediacityUK, Salford. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday December 22, 2011. See PA Story SPORT Personality. Photo credit should read: David Davies/PA Wire.

AN auction will boost fundraising efforts for three local youngsters at a Todmorden pub this weekend.

A day of events at the Weavers Arms, Blind Lane, Todmorden, is taking place on Sunday, May 6, including a quiz, a raffle for which a range of prizes have been donated, and the auction at which some sporting prizes will be available to bidders from around 8pm.

Lots include a stadium tour and museum visit for a family of four at Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium, a signed item by darts star Phil Taylor and a pair of match tickets for an Accrington Stanley match next season.

In all a fun afternoon and evening is promised with proceeds helping youngsters Andrew and Nathan Greenwood and Alex McPherson.