WIN A DATE
WITH MODEL NELL MCANDREW
Copyright 2004 www.leedstoday.net
[ September 14th 2004 ]
a the last ever date with Leeds' own supermodel
Nell McAndrew as a single woman? It could be yours
- if you make the right bid. An evening with the
Belle Isle beauty is up for grabs in an internet
charity auction raising money for Breakthrough
Breast Cancer. And the lucky fella will be getting
an extra-special evening as Nell recently announced
her plans to marry long-term boyfriend Paul Hardcastle
in an exotic beachfront ceremony.
30-year-old pin-up said: "This is a great idea
for a brilliant cause so get bidding now. "Not
only could you bid for what could potentially
be my last ever date, but you'll also be raising
money for charity as well." She said she was hoping
to beat the £50,000 raised through her running
the London Marathon earlier this year, which supported
four charities. "That was really hard work," she
said. "I am hoping that this will match that and
I promise that it will be a date to remember."
date is part of a Celebrity Dream Date Auction
being run through the dating web site www.datingdirect.com,
and a host of fabulous evenings are up for grabs.
The auction started yesterday and runs until noon
on September 23, with the winning bids announced
the following day, National Dating Day. Nell prepared
for her date with a drink in a pub, the place
chosen by almost three-quarters of users of the
online dating service as the ideal location for
a first date.
Nell doesn't float your boat, there are also dates
with BBC Breakfast presenter Natasha Kaplinsky
and weather girl Sian Lloyd on offer, while Top
Gear presenter Vicki Butler-Henderson will set
pulses racing with her date. Irish GMTV star Eamonn
Holmes, I'm A Celebrity - Get Me Out of Here!
star Lord Brocket, DJs Toby Anstis and Pat Sharp
are the male dates hoping to raise high bids.o
well as the hot dates, a host of showbiz memorabilia
is also up for grabs including a signed album
from Kylie Minogue. The end of the auction also
marks the start of Breast Cancer Awareness month
in October, when a host of fundraising activities
are planned for throughout the country.