The staff and customers at Missoula bar on the High Street in Solihull have raised £1130 for the new Marie Curie West Midlands Hospice on Marsh Lane in the town.

The bar hosted a series of fundraising evenings including a hugely popular Rod Stewart experience with Garry Pease and live music nights with Midnight City and All Funked Up over the course of two months.

The hospice, which opened in January this year, is currently fundraising for the final £500,000 to finish building work on the £7 million project.

Sarah Elliott, Sales and Marketing Co-Ordinator at Missoula in Solihull commented, “A massive thank you to our customers who have been so supportive of our Marie Curie fundraising efforts. As well has helping such a fantastic cause our customers and team members enjoyed some truly brilliant nights of live music and entertainment with our Rod Stewart night proving a great hit!”