Leah Bracknell feels 'blessed' after fans raise £50,000
Former Emmerdale actress Leah Bracknell says she feels "extremely blessed" and has thanked fans for raising £50,000 following her lung cancer diagnosis.
The donations, made on a fundraising website, will enable her to travel to Germany for "cutting edge" treatment.
Bracknell, who played Zoe Tate in the ITV soap from 1989 to 2005, was diagnosed five weeks ago.
She said in a statement: "I really did not expect or feel deserving of such interest and kindness."
More than 2,500 contributions have been made to the site in five days, leading to the £50,000 target... read more
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