Happy ending for Hawkchurch book appeal

PUBLISHED: 08:15 16 June 2015 | UPDATED: 08:15 16 June 2015

Gilbert and Ruth Churchill present the cheque to the Hawkchurch school council

Gilbert and Ruth Churchill present the cheque to the Hawkchurch school council

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Farmers' cheque completes primary school's latest fundraising initiative

Hawkchurch Primary School has completed the final chapter in its latest fundraising appeal for new reading books.

The target was reached thanks to a generous donation from local farmer Gilbert Churchill and his wife, Ruth, who went along to present a cheque for £200 last week.

It brought the amount raised by a combination of parents’ fundraising and donations since January to more than £800.

Mr Churchill said: “I am very pleased to help our local primary school and I know that these books will encourage the children to read now and well into the future.”

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