Charity confirms details of £10 pensioner gift donation

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PENSIONERS in the Mildenhall area will each be able to collect a £10 gift in December.

Mildenhall Parish Charities’ trustees have approved its annual distribution for all residents of the parish who receive an old age pension or are female and over 60 or male and over 65.

The gift can only be collected at the following times and places:

n West Row New Village Hall, Tuesday, December 6, between 3.30pm and 4.30pm.

n Beck Row Church Room, St John’s Street, Wednesday December 7, between 2.15pm and 3.30pm.

n Mildenhall, St Johns Close Community Centre, Thursday December 8, between 10am and 11.30am.

n Mildenhall, Jubilee Centre, Recreation Way, Thursday December 8, between 2.15pm and 3.30pm.

Payment will usually only be issued to persons living in the village of the collection venues.

Residents will need to have evidence of their age and address with them. This can be a passport, birth certificate, utilities letters or combinations of both.

Anyone collecting on behalf of another must provide a letter written to authorise the collection of the money, signed by the pensioner as well as the evidence of eligibility outlined above.