Alton Webteam: December 2016
Just before Christmas Girls' Brigade sang carols in church, Boys' Brigade sang carols round the streets and a band of keen singers sang carols outside Sainsbury's. A good time was had by all and the singing must have been pretty good, too, as a marvellous total of £330.60 was raised for Action for Children which provides support for vulnerable children and families.
Another opportunity to have lots of fun and support Action for Children will be the annual quiz on Saturday 11th March at 7pm.
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