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A GIANT raffle next month will see a massive �2,000 quilt raise cash for Kennaway House.

A GIANT raffle next month will see a massive �2,000 quilt raise cash for Kennaway House.

The raffle on December 10, organised by the Friends of Kennaway House, will see the efforts of the North Sea Quilters, professional long-arm quilters based in the Netherlands, handed over to one lucky ticket holder.

More than �1,000 of tickets have already been sold for the event and the Barclays Community Fund will matching the first �750 raised.

Dr Michael James, Chairman of Kennaway House said: "It was extremely generous of the North Sea Quilters to give us this beautiful piece of work. The Friends are continuing to be a huge support to Kennaway House now that it is restored and open for all the many things that happen here."

Tickets (�2) are available from the Kennaway House office on (01395) 515551.

- A concert with Val Howells on November 19, also organised by the Friends of Kennaway, raised around �1,500 for the cause.

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"This support is really important to us as a charity and the trustees are very grateful," said Dr James.