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2002 World Cup stars David Beckham and Ronaldo of England & Brazil, King’s Lynn Greyfriars Primary School, Pleasurewood Hills – Lynn News All Our Yesterdays





All Our Yesterdays Tuesday, June 20 part one:

June 2002: Giant posters of World Cup stars David Beckham and Ronaldo helped Lynn’s Greyfriars Primary School raise a bumper £1,600 at the school’s carnival.

The event took place the day after England’s defeat by Brazil and joining the youngsters are Rick Hendry (with Beckham) and Kev Kingham who successfully bid for the posters. Photo: MLNF-02061196

Posters of World Cup stars David Beckham and Ronaldo
Posters of World Cup stars David Beckham and Ronaldo

June 2002: Nearly 40 youngsters from the Lynn area had a day to remember at Pleasurewood Hills – thanks to local Rotary Clubs and in particular the Trinity Rotary Club which arranged the trip.

The children were waved off by Borough Mayor and Mayoress John and Barbara Legg.

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Nearly 40 youngsters from the Lynn area had a day to remember at Pleasurewood Hills – thanks to local Rotary Clubs
Nearly 40 youngsters from the Lynn area had a day to remember at Pleasurewood Hills – thanks to local Rotary Clubs

June 2006: Sprightly Downham pensioner Win Smith, an 86-year-old grandmother, stepped out to raise £50 for Sport Relief Mile, even though the big fundraiser didn’t take place until the following month.

Her walk from Downham to Denver was more than a mile and she even refused a lift from a passing motorist near the end.

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Win Smith
Win Smith

June 2006: Youngsters from Lynn’s Jack and Jill Playgroup take part in the Barnardo’s Big Toddle, raising cash for disadvantaged children.

They walked around Lynn Walks before enjoying a picnic and some playtime.

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Lynn’s Jack and Jill Playgroup take part in the Barnardo’s Big Toddle
Lynn’s Jack and Jill Playgroup take part in the Barnardo’s Big Toddle

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