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Lions Club donation gives pre-school playground project a boost

PUBLISHED: 15:55 05 April 2019 | UPDATED: 15:57 05 April 2019

Marham Village Pre-school members Izzy and Madison presenting Swaffham and District Lions Club president John Collins with a handmade Lion card.
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Marham Village Pre-school members Izzy and Madison presenting Swaffham and District Lions Club president John Collins with a handmade Lion card. Picture: submitted

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A mid Norfolk pre-school group is celebrating, after receiving a £250 boost towards a project to install an all-weather playground.

Swaffham and District Lions Club president John Collins presenting Marham Village Pre-school with a cheque for £250, which will go towards an all-weather playground project.
Picture: submittedSwaffham and District Lions Club president John Collins presenting Marham Village Pre-school with a cheque for £250, which will go towards an all-weather playground project. Picture: submitted

Marham Village Pre-school, which is based at Cherry Tree Junior Academy, was presented with the cash by Swaffham and District Lions Club.

It will go towards a £5,000 scheme to lay artificial turf, allowing youngsters to play outside all year round.

The group, which has been running in the village for more than 40 years, is a registered charity catering for nearly 30 chldren aged from two to five.

Swaffham Lions president John Collins, who dropped in on a play session to present staff with a cheque, was given a handmade thank you card by youngsters Izzy and Madison.

Pre-school manager Julie Walkey said the group, which is a registered charity, was grateful to the Lions for their support.

“The donation is a great start to our fundraising for the project,” she added.

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