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Sidcup country and western club raise money for a good cause

PUBLISHED: 11:11 04 November 2014 | UPDATED: 11:11 04 November 2014

There was live music.

There was live music.

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Music lovers raised more than £1,000.

An open mic night event was held at Footscray Social Club, Cray Road by the Ace of Diamonds country and western club.

The night included live music, an auction and a raffle to help raise money for Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children – the named charity of the year for the club.

Pauline Hand, who runs the club, said: “It was a brilliant night. We were very happy with how it went. We support a different charity each year – but I think this is the most money we have ever raised.”

Newlife’s Deputy Community Fundraising Manager Philippa Gregory said: “We can’t thank Pauline and Gordon who run the Ace of Diamonds country and western club enough for having us as their named charity this year – raising both funds and awareness on our behalf.

“We would also like to thank everyone who attended as all the money raised will go to help fund vital equipment for children in Kent.”

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