Author Frances Stott has handed over another £3,000 to charity from the sale of her Mirfield history book.
Frances published the pictorial history book – entitled Mirfield – in November 2012 pledging to give all the profits to charity.
The four charities to benefit are: the British Heart Foundation; Diabetes UK; Kirkwood Hospice and Yorkshire Cancer Research.
A year ago Frances, 62, handed over £8,000 to the charities, and now she has given another £750 to each of the charities, taking the overall total raised so far to £11,000.
The book, which has 1,100 illustrations, has a foreword written by Mirfield-born Hollywood star Sir Patrick Stewart, who grew up in a terraced house in Camm Lane.
Frances, a retired librarian, handed over the latest cheques at the historic St Mary’s Parish Church in Mirfield.
Sales of the book have gone well and Frances said: “I am very grateful to everyone who has made this possible, from the people who lent me photographs and provided information, to the shops who have kindly stocked it and to everyone who has purchased a copy.”
The fundraising still hasn’t finished and any more money raised in the future will also be shared by the charities.
The book is still available at £25 from Mirfield Library, Oops a Daisy in Huddersfield Road, or via www.greenfieldhousepublications.co.uk .
The book includes some 400 pictures from Frances’ previous books Looking Back at Mirfield and Changing Face of Mirfield which themselves raised almost £23,000 for charity.