Cheer we go

PUBLISHED: 11:47 10 November 2006 | UPDATED: 22:21 28 May 2010

Pictured are manager Heather Marshall, left, and volunteer Christine Gilbert celebrating the anniversary - Pic: Brian Purdy 6338

Pictured are manager Heather Marshall, left, and volunteer Christine Gilbert celebrating the anniversary - Pic: Brian Purdy 6338

The drink was flowing at a Whittlesey charity shop on Friday to celebrate its 20th anniversary. It was just part of celebrations for staff and volunteers at the RSPCA shop, in Lovell s Court. Jane Smith, from BBC Radio Cambridgeshire, kicked off the fun w

The drink was flowing at a Whittlesey charity shop on Friday to celebrate its 20th anniversary.

It was just part of celebrations for staff and volunteers at the RSPCA shop, in Lovell's Court.

Jane Smith, from BBC Radio Cambridgeshire, kicked off the fun when she opened a bottle of Buck's Fizz. Volunteers and members of the public were also treated to cake.

Beside the normal shop activities, a quiz about events from the past 20 years, a raffle and tombola was held with prizes including a meal for two, toiletries, chocolates and soft toys.

Diana Robinson, RSPCA branch manager for Peterborough and district, which covers Whittlesey, said: "That little shop has made in excess of £260,000 and it has all been down to the generosity of people in the Whittlesey area.

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