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Schools, shops and community groups across Ashford take part in Sport Relief stunts

25 March 2014
by KentOnline reporter

Staff were soaked with wet sponges and youngsters showed off their sporting skills as an Ashford supermarket organised Sport Relief events.

Children from St Mary’s School were sponsored to walk to Sainsbury’s in Simone Weil Avenue then packed bags for customers and collected change in buckets to raise even more money.

Pupils from The Towers School gave a cheer leading demonstration and youngsters from Karate Leadership UK showed off their skills last Friday.

The next day staff paid to throw wet sponges at store manager John Webb and HR manager Jenny Woledge.

The manager of the Sainsbury's Ashford store John Webb gets sponged in aid of Sport Relief

The manager of the Sainsbury's Ashford store John Webb gets sponged in aid of Sport Relief

Staff also took part in a flash dance and cycled on an exercise bike.

The activities have so far raised £1,300 with the total expected to reach £2,000.

Elsewhere schools and other groups staged Sport Relief fundraisers.

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