Time is running out to spend your round £1 coins

Time is running out to spend your round £1 coins

Weston Park Cancer Charity is urging the public to donate their old £1 coins to help give patients and their families the strength to fight cancer.


On Sunday 15th October, the round coins will cease to be legal tender following the release of the new 12-sided coin earlier in the year. Shops, restaurants and other retailers will no longer be able to accept the coins but Weston Park Cancer Charity can put your money to good use.


Jade Hearsum, Community Fundraiser at Weston Park Cancer Charity said: “It’s possible a small fortune could be hiding in piggy banks, down the backs of sofas and in pockets. It might seem like a small amount, but collectively small change makes a huge difference to the lives of those living with and beyond cancer.”


As the only charity solely dedicated to supporting Weston Park cancer patients, our projects provide:
• Practical help to those in need
• Emotional support to those in despair
• Enhanced care for those who need it most


The local research funded provides access to breakthrough treatments unavailable on the NHS and advances the wider fight against cancer.


So what are you waiting for? Dig out those old £1 coins and pop them in a collection tin to help fight cancer locally.