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Wicklewood open gardens event raises £2,000 for EACH and village play equipment

17:32 20 July 2012

Carole Sidwell and Penny Lowe, organisers of the Wicklewood open gardens event, present a £1,000 cheque to Claire Stannard, Norfolk fundraiser for EACH (left) for the hospice charity

Carole Sidwell and Penny Lowe, organisers of the Wicklewood open gardens event, present a £1,000 cheque to Claire Stannard, Norfolk fundraiser for EACH (left) for the hospice charity

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An open gardens event at a village near Wymondham has raised thousands of pounds for two good causes.

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Seventeen householders opened their gardens up to the public in Wicklewood on June 17, which raised just over £2,000.

Half of the funds will go to East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices whilst the other £1,000 will go to Wicklewood Parish Council towards the purchase of some swings in the children’s playground at the village hall off High Street.

Carole Sidwell and Penny Lowe, organisers of the event, presented a cheque to Claire Stannard, Norfolk fundraiser for EACH.

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