Funding boost for deprived children

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Ripley Lions have presented Michelle Breffitt (left) from the Derbyshire Childrens’ Holiday Centre, Skegness, with a cheque for £500. This year, 425 deprived children aged six to 11 from Derbyshire will each get a week’s holiday at the centre. Richard Street (right), from the Chernobyl Childrens’ Charity also received £500. Richard said that money will go towards sensory lighting for one of the hospitals in Belarus caring for sick children.