WE’LL MEET AGAIN OVER BRIDGE
IT was multiple Friends Reunited at her former colleague at Barclays where
Suzanne Gill’s summer Strawberries and they had worked together some thirty
Bubbly charity event at Neatishead New years ago.
Victory Hall in Norfolk on Thursday 15th Suzanne achieved twenty-five full tables
June, in aid of the Rotary Club of Broad- and raised £2000, which the Rotary Club
lands – held thanks to Barclays Bank’s are mainly donating to the East Anglian
generosity in supporting the community. Children’s Hospices and an organisation
Cathy Smith and Val Bobbins had only called Shelter Boxes, which supplies
met once before in the forty odd years disaster aid overseas.
since they were schoolgirls together at Highlight of the afternoon, other than
Fylde Lodge High School in the late ’50s the bridge, was the gorgeous cream tea
and early ’60s. complete with home-made scones and
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From the left: Cathy Smith, Mike Hammond and Val Bobbins
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