A FUNERAL directors held a charity golf day to raise cash for charitable groups.

West and Coe, which is based in Lodge Lane, Grays, held the event at Langdon Hills Golf & Country Club, in Bulphan.

The company raised £18,000, which was distributed between various charities in Thurrock and Basildon.

Jeremy West, managing director. said: “We are delighted to present our chosen charities with a donation from our fundraising event and it is thanks to businesses for their support.”