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Second charity event for Bexleyheath teen Philip Lamin on Friday

PUBLISHED: 09:44 03 July 2013 | UPDATED: 12:49 03 July 2013

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The second charity event to raise money for two heart charities remembering Bexleyheath schoolboy Philip Lamin takes place on Friday (July 5).

The two teams before the Philip Lamin Cup last month. Pic by James ChanceThe two teams before the Philip Lamin Cup last month. Pic by James Chance

A concert at his former Bexleyheath Academy school in Woolwich Road will hope to swell the coffers of Cardiac Risk in the Young and the Arrhythmia Alliance after the success of a charity football match last month.

The game at Erith Sports Centre raised £3,000 for the charities and more than 600 Bexleyheath Academy students, staff and parents attended.

Philip collapsed and died from a cardiac arrest while playing football with his friends on February 5 this year.

As the Bexley Times reported, cardiac arrest victim and former footballer Fabrice Muamba, who is an ambassador for the Arrhytmia Alliance, sent a letter offering his condolences to the school and Philip’s friends.

Tickets are £5 each for the event which starts from 6pm and includes a buffet. Email tboswell@bexleyheathacademy.org for more information.


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