A BURY dealership hopes to raise hundreds of pounds in memory of a young boy known as “Super Josh”.
RRG Nissan Bury in Bolton Street is staging three days of events in aid of the Joshua Wilson Brain Tumour Charity.
From Friday July 24 to Sunday July 26, the showroom will be buzzing with visitors who can enjoy a barbecue, face painting, a raffle with a host of prizes, and a charity car wash.
RRG Nissan Bury will also be contributing £50 for every car sold over the three days.
The dealership has a close relationship with the Joshua Wilson Brain Tumour Charity, having recently supplied it a top-of-the-range Nissan Qashqai.
Josh, from Bury, who was voted Mancunian of the Year 2014 by the Manchester Evening News, died last year aged 14 after long-standing medical problems.
He had been diagnosed with a brain tumour when he was just three-and-a-half and was left with complex neurological disabilities following an operation to remove it.
Widely known as “Super Josh”, his bravery and bright outlook on life led his family to set up the charity to help other children with brain tumours.
Mike Prince, Dealer Principal at RRG Bury, said: “Our staff are committed to raising as much money as possible for the charity as it’s become a cause that’s close to all our hearts.
“What they do is fantastic so we’ve organised this fundraising weekend to help them continue their good work and reach even more children.”
Josh’s family launched the Joshua Wilson Brain Tumour Charity in August 2013, partly to celebrate his 13th birthday but also to help children in a similar position.
Josh’s mum Dawn Fidler recently visited the RRG Nissan Bury showroom to take delivery of a Nissan Qashqai, which is emblazoned with the charity’s name and logo.
She said: “Our charity relies on the support of local businesses like RRG Nissan Bury to help make a difference to the lives of children like my Josh.”