ALMOST £800 was raised in the past week for the Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment (SURE) appeal to equip the Beacon Centre cancer centre at Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton.

Donations to the County Gazettebacked campaign included £16.60 from Andrew and Tina Potter, family and friends, and £101.85 from Taunton Unison Retirement Social Club, all in 5p coins.

A further £56 was given by Mrs S.

Woodland, family and friends, £450 from Taunton Deane Morris Men following performances in aid of SURE, and £157 collected from the Beacon Centre, including £135 in 5ps.

The total this week is £781.45, taking the amount raised since SURE linked up with the Gazette to £394,202.64.