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Woodbury Primary School received a cheque from HSBC bank for £500 to go towards the school's adventure playground equipment. Nicola Arscott from Sidmouth branch presented the cheque to the school with chair of PTFA, Vicki Montague. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref exv 2179-04-13AW. To order your copy of this photograph, go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on myphotos24

School gets HSBC cash boost

Monday, January 28, 2013
11.58 AM

Pupils at Woodbury Primary School are a step closer to an improved play area after a donation to the PTFA’s fund.

The PTFA is trying to raise £5,000 this academic year, to extend the outdoor play equipment it funded last year.

It has now received a £500 boost from HSBC’s ‘Pound for Pound’ scheme, which matches the bank’s employees’ charity fundraising and volunteering time.

PTFA chairman Vicki Montague said: “We are extremely grateful for this generous donation from HSBC.”

School headteacher Nigel Tancock said: “The children have really enjoyed using the equipment installed last year and are extremely excited that their suggestions to extend the play trail have been taken seriously.”