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Corrie star at hospice topping out ceremony

Coronation Street's Sally Dyvenor will be the star guest at a Manchester Children's hospice later. Sally, who plays Sally Webster, will attend a "topping out" ceremony at Francis House in Didsbury as a £3.5m extension reaches its highest point.

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Corrie's Sally at Hospice ceremony

Coronation Street's Sally Dynevor has marked a major milestone in the £3.5 million extension of a Manchester children's hospice.

The actress, who plays Sally Webster, attended a 'topping out' ceremony at Francis House as builders reached the highest point of the two-storey, seven bedroom development.

Sally Dynevor Credit: Francis House

The extension will house a teenage and young adult wing.

After the ceremony Sally met up with parent Jo Roddy and her 13 year old son James, who stay at Francis House for short respite breaks.

Sally Dynevor, James Roddy and Joanne Roddy from Eccles Credit: Francis House

Francis House was opened by Princess Diana in 1991.

It provides care for children and young adults with life-threatening conditions, as well as providing support and friendship for their families.

The wing is expected to open towards the end of the year.

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