Parents to hold fundraiser for fire-hit school

Shinewater School fire SUS-151210-091927001
Shinewater School fire SUS-151210-091927001

A group of Eastbourne parents have organised a fund-raising event for Shinewater Primary School, which was severely damaged by a suspected arson attack in the early hours of this morning (October 12).

The event will be held at the neighbouring Shinewater Community Centre from 2.30pm on Saturday, October 24.

It will feature an indoor boot sale and a cake stall.

Families have already donated books, toys and a one-year-old 21-inch flatscreen TV for the boot sale.

To donate items to the sale visit the Shinewater School Parents Facebook group.

All proceeds will be go to Shinewater Primary School.

To read more about today’s fire click here.

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