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Fruity volunteers

PUBLISHED: 16:43 04 March 2009 | UPDATED: 16:15 25 August 2010

A FRUIT stall with produce from Spitalfields Market has been opened outside a school.

A FRUIT stall with produce from Spitalfields Market has been opened outside a school.

Volunteers will receive healthy food vouchers for running the Augustine Children Centre stall, in St Augustine's Road, Belvedere, which opened last Friday,

The centre, based in St Augustine of Canterbury C of E Primary School, in Belvedere, will open the stall each Friday between noon and 4pm.

Bexley Children's councillor, June Slaughter, said: "A healthy diet is vital for us all and introducing young children to fresh fruit and vegetables is a great way to encourage good eating habits for life."

Fruit and vegetable vouchers worth between £1.25 and £2.50 will be 'paid' to volunteers from the area in return for manning the stall.

It will also accept NHS Healthy Start vouchers.

For more information on St Augustine's Children's Centre call 020 8320 6617.

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