Sir Tom Jones tells Carlisle fundraiser "you're amazing"

Carlisle's Jodie Vasquez meeting Sir Tom Jones before his concert at Britts Park Credit: Maxine Farish

Local fundraiser Jodie Vasquez was invited to meet music legend Sir Tom Jones to congratulate her on her fundraising efforts.

The meet and greet was organised by the Sick Children's Trust to thank Jodie for her her contribution to the charity over the past six years.

The 21 year old from Currock was invited backstage to meet Sir Tom ahead of his concert at the Britts Park.

Jodie has Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS), meaning she is unable to eat or drink and is fed via tube.

Despite this, Jodie has managed to raise £23,603 through her various fundraising endeavours to date.

Jodie said she had a fab night:

Selfie with Sir Tom Credit: Maxine Farish

Jodie's proud mum Maxine went along with her to meet Sir Tom, adding: