A cancer survivor will give back to the hospital that helped her after raising hundreds of pounds at a holistic and wellbeing fayre.

Plenty of fun was had at Willowbed Hall in Chickerell as 18 exhibitors set up to provide a whole host of different services, including reiki, meditation, a clairvoyant and a psychic artist.

The event hosted by Jill Wintle raised £495.49 for Dorset County Hospital's cancer services, which is a charity close to Jill's heart and she has asked that the money goes towards ‘something needed for the chemotherapy unit and the refurbishment of that unit.’

Dorset Echo: The fayreThe fayre (Image: Jill Wintle)

The ‘idea for the event in these worrying times was to make a happy and relaxed day that could help people forget their problems for a little while and relax and maybe with the proceeds help anyone with cancer.’

Jill said: "I have survived several cancers and understand how frightening it is for the person it affects and their loved ones."

Dorset Echo: Jill Wintle (Left)Jill Wintle (Left) (Image: Jill Wintle)

Jill said: “It was a lovely, happy day which exceeded expectations, the Chickerell Mayor said he thoroughly enjoyed himself and the Rock Choir was great fun.

“I have asked for the money to go towards something needed for the chemotherapy Unit and the refurbishment of that unit.”

Dorset Echo: The fayreThe fayre (Image: Jill Wintle)

Jill has already booked in to host the event on October 6 next year.

She is ‘delighted’ to be able present the official cheque to the staff at DCH on Tuesday, November 28.