City ambassador's 31-year link with hospice continue as it expands
A turf-cutting ceremony to mark the start of a £6 million extension to the Loros hospice was a special moment for Leicester City ambassador Alan "The Birch" Birchenall.
He has been involved with the Groby Road hospice since it opened 31 years ago, has been one of its patrons for five years and donated money from his end-of-season runs to the hospice.
He said: "I got involved with the hospice when it opened.
"Five years ago they invited me to become one of their patrons, which I am honoured to be.
"If I'm doing something like that I get 100 per cent behind it and... read more
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