THE British Heart Foundation would like to thank Darwen residents for all the items donated to raise funds towards life-saving research.

A statement from the British Heart Foundation Darwen Shop on Market Street, reads: “A huge thank you for all the items that you donated to us; these will help us raise valuable funds in our fight for every heartbeat.

“We absolutely rely on the support of our local community. Your vital donations really do help us; 100 per cent of the profits raised go into the fight against heart disease and fund BHF’s life-saving research.”