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Press Statement

Monday 19 December

Rotary Club awarded funding for dictionaries for schools

Whiteley Rotary Club has received �400 from Fareham Borough Council's community fund to help towards providing all year 6 children at Whiteley and Sarisbury Green Schools with an Usborne 'Dictionary 4 Life'.

Executive Leader for Fareham Borough Council, Councillor Se�n Woodward said:" This grant will help to provided approximately 200 pupils with an Usborne 'Dictionary 4 Life'. The Rotary Club's involvement with this project is now in its fourth year and has been a wonderful success. By using these dictionaries it will help children with their schoolwork in secondary education and could help to improve their vocabulary."

The total cost of the project is �1,400. The rest of the money will be made up by �400 from Hampshire County Council via County Councillor Se�n Woodward, and �600 from Whiteley Rotary Club which has raised the funds following successful fundraising events.

ENDS

For further information contact:
Janine Hensman, PR and Marketing Support Officer, tel: 01329 824302
fax: 01329 824505, e-mail: publicity@fareham.gov.uk
This and previous media releases can be viewed on the Council’s website: www.fareham.gov.uk/pressreleases
 



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