Wally’s plea for help over collection for heroes

A FUNDRAISING pensioner has issued a plea for volunteers to help him boost injured servicemen and women next Saturday.

A FUNDRAISING pensioner has issued a plea for volunteers to help him boost injured servicemen and women next Saturday.

Winslade Road resident Wally Cotgrave, pictured, hopes others will join him during an April 9 street collection in aid of Help For Heroes.

Wally, 71, last year made a song and a dance out of raising thousands of pounds for the cause - literally - when he and friend Celia Monck proved a smash-hit with a series of busking stints in Market Place.

He also placed more than 100 collection tins in shops around the region.


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Wally now hopes next weekend’s fundraiser, between 10am and 4pm, will net even more cash for the charity.

Anyone interested in helping Wally can contact him on (01395) 578 010.

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