Maternity Ward receives surprise donation

The maternity ward of Ayr District Hospital has been delighted by a surprise donation by a keen crocheter.

Gloria Brunner with Sue and Natalie from the Burdekin Neighbourhood Centre.

District Hospital has been delighted by a surprise donation by a keen crocheter, who has been busy sewing 21 sets of newborn baby booties for expectant mothers.  Sue Hilton has been passionate about crochet work since she was ten years old, when her grandmother took her through the basic techniques.  When Gloria Brunner, a nurse…

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Marina is an experienced journalist who has reported from different countries around the world, with a particular interest in local features that impact a community. Making the move last year from Sydney, she has been with Burdekin Local News since its beginnings and enjoys covering health stories, ... more