'˜Man with the pram' fundraiser helps at Sheffield restaurant

Macmillan fundraiser John Burkhill and the Lord Mayor of Sheffield helped Cumberland Street's El Paso restaurant raise £800 for charity.

Friday, 15th April 2016, 6:00 am

Kind-hearted customers donated money at the restaurant’s 2nd birthday bash.

John, otherwise known as the ‘Man With The Pram’, was on fundraising duties throughout the night complete with his trademark green wig, which he wears when he walks the streets every day collecting for Macmillan.

El Paso’s Nasir Iqbal said: “I lost my mum to cancer and I’ll always be grateful to the Macmillan nurses for the care they gave.

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“I’m very glad the money raised at our night will go to help fund care for others.”

John , aged 77, from Richmond, started fundraising after his wife June.

He wants to raise £1m.