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Julie Goodyear Auction 2021

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Miss Julie Goodyear MBE has long been a supporter of Willow Wood Hospice, and in 2020 she donated a large amount of her personal jewellery and other effects to us, which were auctioned on our Ebay site raising over £16,000!

This year we were honoured when she accepted the position of patron, thereby cementing and extending our relationship.
Fondly remembered by many as Bet Lynch, the archetypal brassy barmaid with a heart of gold, Miss Goodyear was famously the wife of Alec Gilroy, played by Roy Barraclough, MBE on Coronation Street and they were close friends offscreen.
Miss Goodyear said: “Roy was the founding patron of Willow Wood, and I have always taken a keen interest in the Hospice. It’s a fantastic local charity and I’m proud to be able to support them.”
We are very grateful for this second, fantastic donation, and the items, which this year include a ball gown worn by Miss Goodyear to the 50th Anniversary Coronation Street Ball, will be auctioned on Ebay once again. Starting on Sunday 14 November at 12 noon, the sale will run for ten days.

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For full details of all the items in the auction, please download our catalogue above by clicking on the image, or come back to this page on Sunday 14 November when there will be a link to our Ebay page.

Our thanks to you for your support - it takes £7,650 every single day to maintain our services. To put it another way, eight out of every ten of our patients are cared for by your donations. Your bids will help us care.
A number of our Day Patients, our staff and our volunteers were thrilled to be able to model a number of the lots - our thanks to them for their help.
To see the full range of items available please refer to the catalogue above, or go direct to our Ebay page on Sunday 14 November when the auction goes live.
Thank you so much for your support.
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