Day for Ellen nets more than �1500

A charity golf day in memory of a north Norfolk teenager raised more than �1,500.The whole of Cromer was stunned when 16-year-old Ellen Mezzetti died suddenly from an epileptic seizure in 2006.

A charity golf day in memory of a north Norfolk teenager raised more than �1,500.

The whole of Cromer was stunned when 16-year-old Ellen Mezzetti died suddenly from an epileptic seizure in 2006.

Since then a number of events have been held in memory of the youngster, raising money for causes that were close to her heart.

A recent tournament at Royal Cromer Golf Club raised a total of �1,551.02 for Epilepsy Research UK.

The annual event saw eight teams of 12 players battle it out for the memorial cup, which was eventually awarded to Jack's Golf Society.

The men's singles title went to John Crisp while Gill Storey won the women's singles. The overall winner of the Ellen Mezzetti Memorial Shield was Jill Bullimore, who scored 43 points.

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The winner, who had taught Ellen at Cromer High School, said she was honoured to lift the shield.

The event in memory of Ellen, who had been set to start a beauty therapy course at City College, Norwich, was supported by a number of local businesses.