Volunteer driver appeal

THE RSPCA Peterborough and District Branch is in desperate need of a volunteer driver to help with the collecting and delivering of furniture.

The driver would help with picking up a variety of furniture items and taking them to the RSPCA’s furniture shop in Market Street, Whittlesey.

The RSPCA will provide the vehicle and insurance, and the volunteer would be required to work just a few hours a week.

Paul Markley, branch manager, said: “Our RSPCA charity shops are vital in raising the much-needed funds to help animals in desperate need in the Greater Peterborough area.

“All the money raised at our shops goes straight back into helping animals which have been abandoned, neglected or are victims of cruelty.

“But we have been finding recently that we are struggling because of a shortage of spare hands to collect the furniture generously donated by the public for our shop.

“If we could just find someone who would be willing to give up a few hours a week to help it would make a tremendous difference to our work.

“So many volunteers already do such a vast amount for the RSPCA and we really appreciate it. “Without the work of volunteers, the RSPCA would not be able to help as many animals in need as it does. If there is anyone out there who could spare a few hours to help the RSPCA each week we would ask if they can give us a call to find out more – anyone interested should call 01733-203363.”