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£70,000 fundraising target a step closer after funday

PUBLISHED: 11:28 13 August 2019 | UPDATED: 11:28 13 August 2019

Poster for fun-day to raise money for Harry Addy's proton therapy treatment. Picture: Melanie Addy

Poster for fun-day to raise money for Harry Addy's proton therapy treatment. Picture: Melanie Addy

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A funday raised £2,000 towards a campaign to send a Norfolk boy to Germany to receive essential medical treatment.

Funday for Harry Addy at Stalham Sports Centre. Pictures: Melanie AddyFunday for Harry Addy at Stalham Sports Centre. Pictures: Melanie Addy

As reported, fundraising for Harry Addy, eight, from Rivermead, Stalham, to receive the specialist proton therapy treatment he urgently needs has reached the £30,000 mark towards a target of £70,000.

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The youngster has a spinal cord tumour and his family needs to raise the money for overseas treatment, as it has not been made available to him through the NHS.

Mother Melanie Addy said: "The Harry's Journeys funday at Stalham Sports Centre on Saturday, August 10 was very successful. Everyone enjoyed themselves, and candy floss was a big hit. Harry loved the animals. It was perfect. We raised around £2000."

The family are hoping that Harry will have the treatment at the start of next year. He is still having weekly chemotherapy.

If you can help the fundraising campaign, visit www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/protons-for-harry

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