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Earlier this week at Allestree Park Lake in Derbyshire representatives gathered from The Earl of Harrington’s Angling Club to proudly present Autism East Midlands with a cheque for £2650.

Photo L-R Jack Knight (Autism East Midlands) Wes Shaw (Earl of Harrington Angling Club Baliff), Teresa Parr, Dave Sharpe (Vice-chairman Earl of Harrington Angling Club) & Graham Spencer (Committee Member, Allestree Lake)

Over the last 12 months The Earl of Harrington’s Angling Club have fundraised for the charity through a variety of means including fancy dress fishing matches.

Teresa Parr, Club treasurer and event’s organiser commented:

Each season the Earl of Harrington angling club chooses a local charity to support Autism East Midlands is close to the heart of committee and club members who have family members and friends affected with autism. During the last year the club have held a number of fundraising activities including sales of fishing tackle, club matches, raffles and the annual fancy dress match at Allestree Lake.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank the generous support of The Earl of Harrington’s Angling Club, the money raised will go far in supporting families touched by autism within the area.