Pub helps exhausted African children

GENEROUS regulars have helped African children get an education. Drinkers at The Bull in Gosmore dug deep on Saturday night at a charity auction at the pub to help pupils at the Ntabankulu Primary School in South Africa. Organised by The Rotary Club of

GENEROUS regulars have helped African children get an education.

Drinkers at The Bull in Gosmore dug deep on Saturday night at a charity auction at the pub to help pupils at the Ntabankulu Primary School in South Africa.

Organised by The Rotary Club of Hitchin Tilehouse, lots such as a light aircraft flight and luxury facial raised over �2,000 - money that will go towards building new classrooms at the school.

"It's a fantastic sum," said Rotary chair Alan Doggett, "it's a huge step towards our target of �5,000 and I'd like to thank those that donated the prizes and the bidders for their generosity. A special thanks also goes to Kim and Charlie, landlady and landlord of The Bull, for their help and support in making the event such a success."


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The club part-funded a new classroom block for the school in 2006, but because of a lack of room, older children are currently waking at 3am to walk up to 15 kilometres to neighbouring schools, leaving them exhausted and unable to concentrate.

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