THE winners of the Salisbury District Hospital Stars Appeal 2012 Christmas Raffle have been announced.

The top prize, a new Kia Picanto supplied by FJ Chalke of Mere, went to Sheila Hawley of Shaftesbury.

The second prize of £500 went to Mr Cameron of Salisbury, and the third prize of £250 went to Mr Goggin of Winterslow.

Other winners, all of whom have been notified, will enjoy cash prizes of £50.

The raffle raised £23,000 to fund charitable projects at the hospital benefiting cancer patients, heart patients, babies, children, and families.

Director of the Stars Appeal Dave Cates said: “It’s wonderful that so many people felt able to support their local hospital over Christmas.

“We’d like to thank everyone for their support, which will help the Stars Appeal to continue to make a difference for patients.”