AN all day DJ session at The Kinderton in Middlewich has raised more than £1,340 for a dementia support and research charity.

DJs Kev Birchall and Linda Yarwood, known as Recordsville, are keen vinyl record collectors.

The pair played a selection of music from 2pm until 10pm and raised £1,341 for Alzheimer's Society.

The couple are known on the music scene having DJ’d for bands such as Teenage Fanclub, Saint Etienne, Belle and Sebastian.

A team of DJs including Richard Keogh, Fiona Ellis, Graham Marsland and iconic pop artist Viv Lalley supported the event.

A raffle and tombola helped to raise funds.

Event organiser Linda, from Congleton, said: “It was a brilliant day in the sunshine and many thanks to everyone who came along to take part or donate to such a fantastic cause.

"The Kinderton donated a generous £250 and the funds were boosted by a donation from my branch of Unite the union. It is the second event we have done for Alzheimer’s Society and we are sure the money raised will really make a difference to individuals and families touched by this condition.”

Christine Mitchell, community fundraiser for Alzheimer’s Society in Cheshire,said: “It’s wonderful that Linda and Kev took their time to raise the much needed funds for Alzheimer’s Society.

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"Dementia devastates lives,but dementia won’t win. Until the day we find a cure we will be here for anyone affected by dementia, where they are, whatever they’re going through. We need more people like Linda and Kev to join us now and unite against dementia.”