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1,000 Can Challenge exceeds all expectations

The appeal for 1,000 tins of food by St John’s Church came to a dramatic close on Sunday 23rd October, as several young people raced to count the vast numbers received before the 7pm deadline. The appeal, supported by Timothy Hackworth Primary School, St. John’s CofE (aided) Primary School…

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