Wellingborough pub doing its bit to make people smile during lockdown

"We are extremely proud of the Ock customers and staff for yet again proving the Ock n Dough is a caring community"

Wednesday, 31st March 2021, 4:50 pm
Updated Wednesday, 31st March 2021, 4:52 pm
Staff at the Ock n Dough in Wellingborough have been doing their bit for charity

Staff at a Wellingborough pub have been doing their bit to spread some happiness during lockdown.

Times have been tough for everyone during the past year so The Ock n Dough in Farm Road, Wellingborough, has been trying numerous things to make people smile.

Assistant manager Lucy Belfield told the Northants Telegraph: "We have collected numerous Easter eggs to donate to Northampton's children's hospital.

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Staff at the Ock n Dough in Wellingborough have been doing their bit for charity

"We organised a drop-off point at the front of the pub every Sunday during the month of March, creating a range of media and images on our Facebook page to get the word out.

"We are extremely proud of the Ock customers and staff for yet again proving the Ock n Dough is a caring community."

One of the pub's managers Hannah Metters is also walking 42km in a day around London, covering the capital's 10 highest peaks, to raise money for Macmillan in August.

People can make a donation via her JustGiving page here.

Some of the donated Easter eggs

Other charity events they have organised during the year include donating food to care homes in the area, a Macmillan sponsored bike ride, a car wash, bake sale and bingo.

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