New village charity receives valuable donation from private home developer

The newly-formed Little Thetford Friendship Club received a valuable donation from Annington recentl

The newly-formed Little Thetford Friendship Club received a valuable donation from Annington recently. Picture: LAURA HELLON - Credit: Archant

One of the UK’s largest private property developers has pledged its support to a new charity near Ely.

Annington have donated £500 to help purchase a data projector and screen for the newly-formed Little Thetford Friendship Club, which launched in April.

The donation was presented to the charity at a special session last month, which offers regular support for members of the community aged 60 and over in a bid to combat loneliness amongst village residents.

Jackie Lamb, member of the Little Thetford Friendship club which is backed by Age UK, said: "The donation of the data screen and project increases the range of events we can put on for our members.

"The trustees would like to thank Annington for their donation; their support of our new initiative has been immense!"


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Louise Saunders, sales and marketing manager at Annington, said: "Community is at the heart of what we do, which is why we are proud to be able to support the launch and help them get off to a good start by enabling them to purchase much-needed equipment."

Annington owns over 40,000 homes across England and Wales and are currently working on the Cawdle Meadows development in Little Thetford.

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The Little Thetford Friendship Club meets every second Monday from 10.30am-1pm in the Little Thetford Village Hall.

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