Police take on retailers
Kent Police will take on retailers this weekend in a
charity football match.
Officers from the Maidstone's neighbourhood policing team will
compete against teams from The Mall Chequers, including management,
in aid of Bliss.
The aim of Sunday's match is to raise more than £300 for the
charity, which offers support and services to premature babies
in the UK.
Neil Lettington, from Kent Police, said: “Although we all work
for different organisations, we all work as one team to keep
"This tournament is an opportunity to not only do something fun
and get our competitive juices flowing, but more importantly to
raise money for a really valued charity, which has provided
much-needed support to one of our colleagues over the last few
Paul Alcock, The Mall's general manager and
former referee said: “Not only does this give the retailers
and the police opportunity to socialise; it also gives an
opportunity for them to raise funds for a very worthwhile charity.
Fortunately I have managed to avoid the refereeing bit!”
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