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Hilgay and Ten Mile Bank Riverside Academy pupils collect for Samaritans Purse Shoebox Appeal

Schoolchildren at Ten Mile Bank collected shoe boxes for an appeal last month. The school is now facing possible closure. Back Row (left to right) Emily, Annabelle, Oscar, Ashden and Billy
Front Row (left to right) Maizy, Lawson, Victoria and Caroline. Picture: Kit King

Schoolchildren at Ten Mile Bank collected shoe boxes for an appeal last month. The school is now facing possible closure. Back Row (left to right) Emily, Annabelle, Oscar, Ashden and Billy Front Row (left to right) Maizy, Lawson, Victoria and Caroline. Picture: Kit King

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The children have decorated shoe boxes and filled them with toys, school supplies, toiletries, hats, gloves and scarves to send to needy children around the world this Christmas.

The children have decorated shoe boxes and filled them with toys, school supplies, toiletries, hats, gloves and scarves to send to needy children around the world this Christmas.

Parent governor Kit King said she was proud of the children’s efforts and with added support from friends in the community was very pleased to be sending over 60 shoe boxes for the charity this year.

“It’s a lovely opportunity for children to send a little love and let children in poverty know they are thought of this Christmas.”


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