Vic Hardy - tireless fundraiser for Lakelands

As one of the people who founded Lakelands Hospice, Vic Hardy was tireless in his efforts to raise funds in the years after it opened.

Thursday, 21st March 2019, 1:14 pm
Updated Thursday, 21st March 2019, 1:31 pm
With Cathy Langtree to promote the light up a life service in 2009

As these pictures show, he was game for a laugh and up for anything if it would make a good photo!

Getting a Scottish dancing lesson from Debony Richardson, then four, in 2008
Tucking into cream cakes with radio presenter Richard Oliff ahead of 2009's hospice summer fair

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Helping to promote the Light up a Life service in 2010 with Fiona Castle and Des Hillier
Feeling festive in 2009
Vic, left, dressed as Bunter the fat cat, and Stephanie Lochhead receive a cheque for Lakelands Hospice from chairman of St Peter and St Andrew Community Pantomime Group Paul Smith
With staff from Au Naturale for a fundraising 60s fancy dress and raffle in 2010
With the Rev Jan Collins for a surprise service at St Peter and St Andrew Church for Vic's 90th birthday in 2010
Previewing a crazy socks walk in 2010 with Fiona Castle
The 9th Corby Brownies donated a box of food to Lakelands for Harvest Festival in 2007
Publicising an It's a Knockout event with Sonya Gavin, Lesley Oldershaw, Cathy Langtree, Julia Rattigan and Jodie Jelley in 2009
In the new lift at Lakelands in 2010 with Cathy Langtree
With Paul Marlow at Corby carnival in 2014
Helping to promote a Lakelands Legs walk preview with Laura Moffat, Kevin Costello, PCSO Tracey Willey, Irene Porter, Jean Devenney and Dot McKenna
Vic with volunteer Louise Bushby, trustee Ray Burke and fundraiser Shaun Forde for the 2007 Christmas draw
Giving Dennis Binks some moral support during a sponsored slim in 2009
Picking up a Pride in Northants award from Sally Gunnell and sponsor Martin Webster in 2005
Accepting a cheque from landlady of the White Hart Inn in Geddington Sue Clipstone in 2009
With fundraiser Jodie Jelley as we looked back on the first 10 years of the hospice
Watching the Steelmen in 2017
Presenting the Strictly Corby runners-up trophy to James Longley and Tori Nowlan in 2015
With Fiona Castle before the start of Sunset Walk in 2011
With Ella Fullerton in Lakelands' new processing warehouse in 2006
With Cathy Langtree to promote the light up a life service in 2009
Reading a poem at the 2011 Light up a Life service