Barclays back our firefighters to help them raise almost £1,000

Firefighters were helped out by staff from Barclays Bank who also matched the amount raised.
Firefighters were helped out by staff from Barclays Bank who also matched the amount raised.

HUNDREDS of pounds were donated by generous Granthamians who took their cars along to Grantham fire station on Saturday.

Firefighters from Blue Watch were cleaning cars from 10am until 2pm to raise funds for The Fire Fighters Charity.

A total of £460 was raised - a total which Barclays bank has pledged to match, pushing the final amount donated to £920.

Following the success of the day, the firefighters are planning another car was in September.

Pictured are Grantham firefighters cleaning cars with helpers from Barclays Bank in Grantham.