The Christmas collection outside the Co-op Rainbow store in Halesworth by the Rotary Club of Southwold & District raised £356. Rotarian David Rich is seen here presenting the Halesworth Carers’ Fund Chairman, Paddy Cox, with the cheque and thanked the people of Halesworth for their generosity contributing to charity for helping people in the locality.
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