A BANK in Ruislip held a raffle on behalf of a children’s charity.
Barclays raised almost £2,000 for Orchyd, which provides a free 10-day holiday every year for 20 disabled children aged between eight and 12.
The bank, in High Street, matched the total to give to the charity, which is based in St Catherine’s Road, Ruislip.
The bank has offered to help again when the charity, which has been running its holidays for 40 years, holds its own raffle this summer.
RUISLIP couple whose 10-month-old was badly burned were forced to drive her to hospital after a 999 ambulance cancelled on them twice.
The angry couple, who do not wish to be named, have complained to the London Ambulance Service (LAS) and say the two-hour delay caused unnecessary pain and suffering to their child.
The incident happened on January 29 at around 4.40pm when the baby spilt a hot drink over herself.
The mum said: “I called 999 and was told medical assistance was on its way. I told them I was by myself and my daughter was screaming in pain.”
However, when it had failed to arrive after 30 minutes, a relative who