Shell out and help Isle of Wight teenager Joe Ellis

By Ross Findon

Friday, June 13, 2014

 

Shell out and help Isle of Wight teenager Joe Ellis

Cop Kris Thon getting egg on his face from festival goer Megan Quinn.Picture by Laura Holme.

REVELLERS heading to the Isle of Wight Festival today (Friday) can have a cracking time before they even see any bands.

Police officers are raising money at Fairlee Service Station by letting the public throw eggs and wet sponges at them, in return for donations to the Joe Ellis Trust.

The money is in aid of the Isle of Wight teenager whose family needs to raise £100,000 to fund specialist cancer treatment.

They will be at the Newport garage, close to the Isle of Wight Festival site at Seaclose, until around 5pm.

The trust announced this morning that they have raised more than £20,000 in just over a week.

To find out more about Joe’s story and other events to help him, click here.

Reporter: ross.findon@iwcp.co.uk

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