Memorial match to boost Taylor’s fund
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Sporting entertainment will take centre stage in Lowestoft once more this weekend.
The 'biggest fundraiser' organised by the Taylor High Memorial Fund, will see former team-mates, friends and family unite on the football pitch once more to remember the popular Lowestoft teenager.
Ole Frank and Corton XI will battle it out at Crown Meadow – the home of Lowestoft Town FC – this Sunday.
The memorial fund was set up by 19-year-old Taylor's parents, Elaine and Gary, after his death in a car crash in west Norfolk two years ago.
Since then, it has raised more than £33,500 and donated more than £31,000 to deserving causes across Waveney and Norfolk. The High family opted to keep the fund running as their way of 'passing on Taylor's smile'.
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Mrs High said: 'Our biggest fund-raiser will see Taylor's Saturday and Sunday sides playing for the Taylor High Memorial Cup.
'There is a huge raffle with prizes donated by traders across Lowestoft, Oulton Broad and friends, and there is also the chance to win a 32in television with the lucky programme you will be given on arrival.'
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Youngsters will also have the opportunity to meet children's TV favourite Peppa Pig, and there will be refreshments available. Raffle tickets cost £1, with the raffle drawn after the match in the clubhouse.
Gates open at 1pm, and the match will kick off at 2pm, with entry costing £4 for adults and £2 for children.
To find out more about the fund, visit its page on Facebook.