£1m Bingo Fundraising Local Hero Preparing To Retire


One of the best things about bingo is that not only does it bring people together, it is also a great way to raise money for charity.Now, one of the biggest bingo enthusiasts in Rusthall is getting ready for the last bingo event she will throw before retiring, after raising over £1 million for charity over the years.Christine Ashdown was recently awarded the Tunbridge Wells Borough Councils Love Where We Live lifetime achievement award for all she has done in the community, Tunbridge Wells People reported.Now she is preparing to host one last bingo morning tomorrow (October 13th) before retiring from the role. Her final event is part of an effort to raise money to buy a defibrillator for the community.She told the source: “I heard on the radio that theres an initiative to get more defibrillators in schools and I thought it would be good to raise the money to buy one in Rusthall.”Ms Ashdown is stepping down from her post due to illness, but said she “hoped to come back with flying colours”.

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