School dinner collects cash

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A SCHOOL’S first fundraising event generated £1,800 for youngsters suffering from abuse or neglect.

Parkwood Academy held the charity corporate dinner at Hillsborough FC to boost Cash for Kids, and celebrate the first year in a state-of-the-art building. High-profile guests included David Blunkett MP.

Academy principal Mike Westerdale said: “Our inaugural corporate dinner provided us with an excellent opportunity to demonstrate our commitment to building links with partners and the community.”