Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Giveaway Is Child's Play!

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Giveaway Is Child's Play!

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Byline: By Sonia Sharma

Children at a primary school hope our Chron'll Fix It! competition will help to stock their library and playground.

Benton Park Primary School, in Newcastle, is just one of 245 groups to join our pounds 50,000 giveaway.

They are bidding for pounds 5,000 to pay for play equipment and resources for their library.

Diane Nevin, administrative assistant and governor, said: "At the moment we have markings on the playground for kids to play on.

"But we would like to get some climbing frames and perhaps create basketball courts.

"We also want to build the library up. We need a computer to try and keep track of books and want to build up the books and interactive resources themselves.

"We have computers in all the classrooms which students have access to during the day and have ICT lessons as part of the curriculum.

"But one in the library will be very useful because we are also starting a Library Club where children will be able to stop after school and carry out activities. …

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