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Charley’s community cheer
Article date: 20 Jan 2011

Staff and regulars at The White Swan, in Solihull, showed true community spirit to help an unlucky youngster, who’d been featured in the local newspaper.

Four-year-old Charley Eastough (pictured centre) had had his favourite birthday present (a Toy Story bicycle) taken from near to his school.

After reading about Charley’s misfortune, pub manager Dawn Lingley-Webster, members of her team and a handful of customers decided that they would raise the funds for a new bike.

A Mexican-themed fancy-dress weekend at the pub, along with cash collections, did the trick.

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