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Bridge boosts church organ

PUBLISHED: 19:36 15 April 2010 | UPDATED: 17:27 30 June 2010

THE local community has risen to the occasion to raise money for the ailing organ in Great Yarmouth's St Nicholas' Church.

Jill and Andrew Norris held a lunch and bridge tournament at their home kast week with 14 teams entering and raising £345.

THE local community has risen to the occasion to raise money for the ailing organ in Great Yarmouth's St Nicholas' Church.

Jill and Andrew Norris held a lunch and bridge tournament at their home kast week with 14 teams entering and raising £345.

Winners were Ella Mitchell and Janet Dillon and runners-up Richard Storer and Chris Lock.

A spokesman for the St Nicholas Church preservation Trust said: “The day was much enjoyed by all and there were many requests for the event to be repeated. We are grateful to the effort that Jill and Andrew Norris made.”

The next trust event is a talk by Ernie Childs on Yarmouth through the Potteries, at the Kensington Hotel, North Drive on Friday, April 23 at 7.30pm. Tickets priced at £10 including fish or chicken and chips from 01493 843647.

Recent donations to the Organ and Fabric Fund have come from: Carol Christmas, Trudi and Colin Fenn, Jean Crook, Fitness 2000, St Nicholas Church bellringers, Richard Childerhouse, Gerard F Thomas in memory of Jeffery Victor Snowling, Arthur Jary and Sons, Bluelimit Surveys, Alan and Jean Morris and Gorleston Probus Club.


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