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Bradwell: Community fundraiser raises hundreds for fire family
A coffee morning has raised hundreds of pounds for a family who lost everything in a Bradwell house fire.
Judith Robinson, who works at Dengie Crops, husband Matthew and their children Caitlun, 15, and Callum, eight, were left homeless after a blaze tore through their bungalow in East End Road.
More than 40 generous villagers and neighbours clubbed together on Friday for a fundraising coffee morning at Bradwell Village Hall, raising around £400.
The money will be donated to the family to buy food and essential living items.
Organiser Michelle Barrell, 36, of Kingswood Court, Bradwell, said the event was a real success.
The communications officer for the Metropolitan Police, who didn’t know the family before the fire, said: “It was excellent, there was such a community spirit.
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