Auction in Emneth to support local animal charity

An auction in aid of a charity that helps find new homes for animals will take place in Emneth this Bank Holiday. Dawn is pictured getting ready for the auction with her canine helper Ibis. Picture: FAMILY

An auction in aid of a charity that helps find new homes for animals will take place in Emneth this Bank Holiday. Dawn is pictured getting ready for the auction with her canine helper Ibis. Picture: FAMILY

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An auction in aid of a charity that helps find new homes for animals will take place in Emneth this Bank Holiday.

Bidders can win goods such as paintings, tools and trinkets when they go under the hammer from a £1.

The event at Emneth Central Hall is aid of small local charity PAW (Promoting Animal Welfare).

Dawn Sammons, who runs the charity, said: "We fund our work through accepting donations of bric-a-brac and other unwanted goods and selling on market stalls and boot fairs.

"My husband and son run a boarding kennels in Nordelph and I am an animal warden for a local authority, so we often hear about animals in need of new homes or other help.

"We support people with neutering their pets, take animals in for rehoming and transport pets to rescue centres around the country.

"We mainly help dogs and cats but the odd rabbits, budgies and a snake have also passed through our care."

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It will take place on Bank Holiday Monday (August 26) from 12pm, with the hammer going down on the first item at 2pm.

Refreshments will also be available.

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