Boating charity which supports the disabled gets £500 boost
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A charity which helps people who are disabled or disadvantaged enjoy the water has received a financial boost.
The Nancy Oldfield Trust, based in Neatishead, was given £500 from the Love the Broads charity.
Centre manager Stephen Bradnock, 55, from Neatishead, said the money will go towards new equipment to promote the trust.
He said: "We are pleased to have got it."
The charity, which was formed in 1984 by Richard Kenyon who was a PE teacher from London who moved to Norfolk.
It helps 5,000 people a year, including the homeless, young carers or people with alcohol abuse issues, get onto Barton Broad, the River Bure and River Ant.
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The charity has three cruisers, 10 sailing boats and three rafted canoes.
Mr Bradnock added: "Going on the water is calming. The social aspect is very important."
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