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Eugene Henderson

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Hearts4Manchester Beth Clark Marple Cloudberry café

Beth Clarke

THE woman behind the #AHEART4MCR campaign that moved the world in the wake of the Manchester Arena bombing is looking for love… again.

Beth Clark’s idea came from a need to do something following the senseless killings of music fans at the Ariana Grande concert last May.

It started two days after the attack when Beth crocheted a heart to hang in the window of her home in Marple. ……and turned into a social media phenomenon!

The mother-of-two was "overwhelmed" by the response which saw 26, 435 homemade hearts arrive from around the world to be distributed across the city.

Now Beth, 33, wants to mark the first anniversary of the atrocity by sending out more hearts to help the healing process.

“After careful consideration I decided to mark the anniversary,” she said.

“We have started to accept delivery of hearts to Cloudberry café on Stockport Road. I thought I’d start early so it’s not as hectic as last time!

“So far it’s going really well.  There’s plenty of pictures on the Facebook group of hearts being made. 

“I’ve just popped into the café up to collect the first batch. I’m hoping the kind people out there will make this a special event. I’m sure they will.”