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Railway Tavern’s fundraising supports two charities - Breast Cancer Now and Nelson’s Journey

PUBLISHED: 13:16 25 July 2017 | UPDATED: 13:55 25 July 2017

Railway Tavern landlord Paul Sandford presents a cheque to Barbara Bishop from the charity Breast Cancer Now.  Picture submitted by Paul Sandford

Railway Tavern landlord Paul Sandford presents a cheque to Barbara Bishop from the charity Breast Cancer Now. Picture submitted by Paul Sandford

Paul Sandford

The Railway Tavern in Dereham raised £154 for Breast Cancer Now charity at the Dereham Carnival.

HugFest 2015 at the Tavern on Yaxham Road in Dereham. Picture: Matthew Usher. HugFest 2015 at the Tavern on Yaxham Road in Dereham. Picture: Matthew Usher.

The money was collected during the parade on the float which was decorated with a pink theme. Landlord Paul Sandford presented a cheque to Barbara Bishop from the charity.

The pub’s next fundraiser is its annual charity day Hugfest on Saturday, August 5.

This will again be supporting bereavement charity Nelson’s Journey in memory of Adrian ‘Huggy’ Hargreaves.

Mr Sandford said: “This year we have the best live music line up so far with a Who tribute band Quadrophonia headlining in the evening.

“We have some amazing sporting memrobilia prizes including a Lonsdale belt, a signed and framed Paul Gascoigne boot, and signed and framed Frank Bruno boxing shorts.”

Donations of raffle prizes are welcome.

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