Whitehill town mayor Cllr Leeroy Scott – accompanied by the mayoress, his wife Lisa Fogerty Scott – raised £2,386.40 at his Valentine Gala in the Forest Community Centre on February 16.

This will be split equally between his chosen charities, Bordon Food Bank and Chloe’s and Sophie’s Special Ears Fund, and the cheques will be presented during the annual town meeting on March 16.

More than 130 guests attended the dinner, which featured a buffet consisting of Indian and Jamaican food. Farnham band Brobed Stils provided the music, and Cllr Scott joined them to sing You Are My Sunshine.