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Canterbury volunteer raises hundreds for Strode Park

A £300,000 therapy pool for a Disability Centre may seem like a big ask for local fundraisers, but that hasn’t stopped Canterbury volunteer Bethany Harris from trying. Beth, who’s 20, will be running a half marathon and performing a charity sky dive on behalf of the Strode Park Foundation. Speaking to the Times, Beth said she hoped to raise thousands …

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Fundraisers’ stamina is put to test

Pedal power helped the Strode Park Foundation push closer to funding a new hydrotherapy pool to help disabled adults and children. A team of six from the charity cycled 70 miles in seven hours at Tesco in the Whitefriars shopping centre in Canterbury. Head of fundraising Tracy Barden says money is still being counted from donations taken on the day …

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Rotarians take a £1,000 dip Herne Bay Rotary Club clipped into its pockets and splashed out to donate £1,000 to Strode Park Foundation’s hydrotherapy pool appeal. Club president Eric Ashwin-Kean presented fundraiser Tracy Barden with the cheque at a special event on Wednesday, May 7. He said: “We are glad to support Strode Park Foundation, one of the most deserving …

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In brief

Man accused of stealing purse HERNE BAY: Police investigating the theft of a purse in Sea Street, on March 22 have arrested a man. The purse had been dropped by a 46-year-old woman on Saturday morning. Police arrested Graham Michael Kent, 58, of Fitzgerald Avenue. He was charged with theft by finding and released on bail. He will appear at …

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