Charity supporters, who passed a £1 million fundraising milestone, have their sights set on the next million.

Raising money for Cancer Research UK, the eight-strong group of women, known as Petal, will kicking off their 2014 fundraising year with a charity ball at Skipton’s Rendezvous Hotel on Saturday, February 8.

There will be a three-course Caribbean dinner, cabaret, a live steel band and an auction and raffle. Tickets are £45.

Petal, formerly known as the Ribble Valley and White Rose Ladies, began fundraising for Cancer Research UK in 1998 and has hosted hundreds of events over the past 15 years.

Founding member Karen Weaving said: “We are already looking for local businesses and supporters to donate exclusive auction and raffle prizes.”

For more details, contact Karen on 07967 815559 or karenweaving@