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7th Jul, 2022

Stratford charity benefits from wheely good fund-raising efforts

A ZIP wire and plenty of cuppas were among the fund-raising efforts of women in Stratford to help provide support for young people.

Members of Inner Wheel raised £1,000 for Lifespace which provides mentoring to children and young people facing stress, family and social difficulties.

Inner Wheel president Rita Booth kicked off the fund-raising with a three-generation ride down Velocity – the fastest zip wire in the world at speeds of over 120mph – with daughter Debbie and granddaughter Gina.

Members also held a coffee morning and hosted fashion shows.

Rita said: “Stratford Inner Wheel has been raising money for local and international charities for over 72 years. We are a friendship club and get together socially for a variety of activities but are also keen to put our skills to good use to support community organisations.

“Lifespace is a very special charity with the assistance it provides for young people and we are delighted to have raised enough money this year to sponsor two mentors.”

Visit www.lifespace.org.uk for more information.

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