Sandy Lane park bench memoiral to school volunteer Lisa Fearnside

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Amelia Fearnside on the bench dedicated to her mum at Sandy Lane Primary School, with her friends Caitlin Heywood, Phoebe Blum, Abigail Naylor, Phoebe Wilde, Lilly Hoskins, Aliya Ahmed and Joshua Woodyatt Amelia Fearnside on the bench dedicated to her mum at Sandy Lane Primary School, with her friends Caitlin Heywood, Phoebe Blum, Abigail Naylor, Phoebe Wilde, Lilly Hoskins, Aliya Ahmed and Joshua Woodyatt

Family and friends of a much-loved Bradford woman have dedicated a park bench in her memory.

Pupils, parents and staff at Sandy Lane Primary School in Allerton raised almost £900 for the bench, installed in Greenwood Park, to remember Lisa Fearnside, who died a year ago from cancer.

Mrs Fearnside, of Allerton, was a keen volunteer at the school, where her nine-year-old daughter Amelia is a pupil.

The school’s business manager Karen Kirkpatrick said: “Whenever parents were needed to come in and help she was always available.

“She was a big part of the school and she has been a big loss.”

Teachers, parents, governors and relatives attended a dedication ceremony at the park.

Amelia Fearnside on the bench dedicated to her mum at Sandy Lane Primary School, with her friends Caitlin Heywood, Phoebe Blum, Abigail Naylor, Phoebe Wilde, Lilly Hoskins, Aliya Ahmed and Joshua Woodyatt

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