Old Buckenham villagers raise £32,000 towards St Martins Housing Trust | Latest Norfolk and Suffolk News

PUBLISHED: 18:43 12 February 2018 | UPDATED: 18:43 12 February 2018

Cheques totalling £32,500 were handed over to St Martins Housing Trust at the Gamekeeper pub on Saturday, February 10. Photo: St Martins Housing Trust

Cheques totalling £32,500 had been handed over to St Martins Housing Trust on the Gamekeeper pub on Saturday, February 10. Photo: St Martins Housing Trust

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People residing in Old Buckenham have raised greater than £32,000 to assist help a charity which tackles homelessness.

Cheques totalling £32,500 had been handed over to St Martins Housing Trust on the Gamekeeper pub on Saturday, February 10.

The cash was raised by villagers over the previous 12 months – principally by means of collections exterior supermarkets.

Around £1,000 got here from the Old Buckenham 2000 Trust and £500 was raised at a candle-lit service at All Saints Church on Christmas Eve.

Jan Sheldon, chief government officer of St Martins, was joined by different members of employees and one one that had been helped by the charity, to gather the cheque.

She mentioned the charity had managed to barely scale back the variety of individuals sleeping tough in Norwich.

For extra details about St Martins Housing Trust, go to stmartinshousing.org.uk

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