In memory of Bruce

A storytelling chair has been donated to the school in memory of Bruce Cousins. Members of Swinton Queen primary school council back l-r Aimee Helliwell, nine, Charlie Foers, ten, Samantha Hatfield, ten, Emily Kettell, ten, Caleb Somerville, nine, Josh Cooke, nine and Benjamin Abbott, ten. Front l-r Libby Leebetter, seven, Joseph Green, seven and Isabel Hirst, seven. Picture: Marie Caley S0052MC
A storytelling chair has been donated to the school in memory of Bruce Cousins. Members of Swinton Queen primary school council back l-r Aimee Helliwell, nine, Charlie Foers, ten, Samantha Hatfield, ten, Emily Kettell, ten, Caleb Somerville, nine, Josh Cooke, nine and Benjamin Abbott, ten. Front l-r Libby Leebetter, seven, Joseph Green, seven and Isabel Hirst, seven. Picture: Marie Caley S0052MC

THREE schools have benefited from a fund set up by a Swinton couple, in memory of their late son.

The latest donation from Alan and Jackie Cousins, in memory of their son Bruce is a Storyteller’s Chair at Swinton Queen Primary School,.

England Ladies Footballers Sophie Bradley and Casey Stoney get support from all the pupils at Pitt Street Infants School, Mexborough prior to the UEFA European Championship game at Keepmoat Stadium. Picture: Malcolm Billingham S0105MB

England Ladies Footballers Sophie Bradley and Casey Stoney get support from all the pupils at Pitt Street Infants School, Mexborough prior to the UEFA European Championship game at Keepmoat Stadium. Picture: Malcolm Billingham S0105MB

The couple lost Bruce, 35, two years ago, and created a fund for local schools and for CRY - the charity for Cardiac Risk in the Young. Queen Primary is one of four local schools to have benefited.

Headteacher Sharon Joyce said: “We are extremely grateful. The chair is a wonderful way to keep Bruce’s name alive, while helping to encourage children to read”.