KIND-HEARTED Knutsford businesses have rallied round to support the Mayor’s Ball.

Cllr Peter Coan has been overwhelmed with generous raffle prizes and auction items donated by local shopkeepers and traders.

This year’s gala event has attracted record-breaking sponsorship.

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It follows months of support for the mayor’s two charities, Knutsford Grow and Men in Sheds scheme.

Tickets are still available for the biggest fundraiser of the year at Cottons Hotel on March 22 Peter said: “It has been great to have such amazing support for our fundraising efforts over the year.

Cllr Coan said: “I would love to celebrate with you on the night for what is sure to be a fantastic evening.”

Prizes include a £225 perfume from Pulse of Perfumery, jewellery, beauty treatments and a champagne break at Cottons Hotel and Spa.

Peter Murray, of Pulse of Perfumery, has also donated a perfume sample for each guest.

You don’t have to attend the ball to be in with a chance of winning.

Raffle tickets priced £5 are available from Dexter and Jones, Nyx Crystals in the market or council offices.

Mesoestetic UK, Love the Dentist, Slater & Gordon, Dexter and Jones, Knutsford Beauty, Redrow, Manchester Airport, Cummings Group, and Lowick McKay Solicitors have all provided sponsorship.

Tickets for the Mayor’s Ball are £60 per person and include a goody bag, a three-course meal, arrival drink, magician, DJ and local band, The Avenue.

To reserve a place call civic events officer Gemma Jackson on 01565 653929 or email