Ten years ago ... Marks & Spencer pledges support to Alive and Kicking for 125th anniversary

Marks & Spencer, in Skegness, 10 years ago.
Marks & Spencer, in Skegness, 10 years ago.

Marks & Spencer, in Skegness, had chosen to support local charity Alive and Kicking to mark the national retailer’s 125th anniversary 10 years ago.

The Lumley Road store would be fundraising for 125 days between May 1 and September 2 for the cause.

Marks & Spencer was hoping to raise £1.25m nationally, and each store had chosen its own cause to support.