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£490raised of £1,500 target by 34 supporters

    Weʼve raised £490 to create a commemorative monument to mark the tercentenary of James Baines' endowment to support education for children in Marton, Blackpool.

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    Blackpool, United Kingdom
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    Funded on Thursday, 5th January 2017

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    This group has been set up to promote Marton's heritage and our appeal is to raise money for a commemorative stone to celebrate the tercentenary of Baines school.

    We hope to have the stone in place by 9th January 2017, which is the 300th anniversary of the death of the school's founder James Baines.

    This is probably the most important historical event in Marton's history and indeed covers a longer timeframe than most events in the history of Blackpool and the Fylde.

    The stone will be sited on Marton Green (the old name for the Oxford traffic island).

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    • Tracey Whyte

      Tracey Whyte

      7 months ago

      Tracey Whyte

      Just a quick note to pass on our thanks for all your kind donations towards our fund, they were all very much appreciated and we could not have completed our project without all your help. The stone has now been unveiled on Marton Green (now the Oxford traffic island) and it looks wonderful. There are photos and videos of the unveiling on Marton's Past & Marton Heritage Group on Facebook and articles also appeared in the Blackpool Gazette & the Lancashire Evening Post. Thank you

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    • Tracey Whyte

      Tracey Whyte

      8 months ago

      Tracey Whyte

      Thank you to everyone who has donated to our page so far, it's very much appreciated! Our fundraising is going well but we still need support and donations, however small, to reach our target so please continue to support us. Thank you.

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    34

    • Kate Palmer

      Kate Palmer

      Jan 5, 2017

      £20.00

    • Mick Lacken

      Mick Lacken

      Jan 5, 2017

      Having been brought up in mereside and later having two children who went to baines thornton pleased to donate

      £10.00

    • Sharon Porter

      Sharon Porter

      Jan 5, 2017

      One grandchild attends Baines already and another will start in September

      £20.00

    • Hazel Evans

      Hazel Evans

      Jan 4, 2017

      £30.00

    • Janine Berry

      Janine Berry

      Jan 1, 2017

      £5.00

    • Robert Leach

      Robert Leach

      Dec 22, 2016

      £20.00

    • Geoff Pope

      Geoff Pope

      Dec 18, 2016

      £10.00

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    Tracey Whyte

    Tracey Whyte

    Blackpool, United Kingdom

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