Jagger's famous idea

PRIME Minister Tony Blair has stepped in to help a Portishead school's fund-raising efforts. St Peter's School Association is organising the biggest ever tombola to raise funds for new playground equipment. School supporters are hoping to break the curren

PRIME Minister Tony Blair has stepped in to help a Portishead school's fund-raising efforts.St Peter's School Association is organising the biggest ever tombola to raise funds for new playground equipment.School supporters are hoping to break the current record for the biggest ever tombola which stands at 4,100 items.Eight-year-old student Jagger Fowler decided he wanted to help and wrote to Tony Blair asking him for an item for the moneyspinning event.He was delighted when he received a signed pen and a letter from the leader of the country.Jagger said: "He sent us a pen which he has had signed and it is in a nice box with 10 Downing Street on it."Jagger's mum Tracey, who is the tombola organiser, said: "All the funds raised will go towards sunshades for the school playground as we are only too aware of the obligation to protect pupils from the sun at playtimes."Other pupils are now writing to their favourite celebrities to ask for a prize donation."Dr Liam Fox has agreed to open the record attempt, due to take place as part of the school's Christmas fayre on December 2 and purchase the first tombola ticket.If anyone wants to give a prize they can contact the school or Tracey Fowler on 01285 844868.


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