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12:19pm 27th August 2014
(Updated 6:20pm 29th August 2014)


THIEVES have stolen an honesty box which was raising money for a children’s playground.in Wiggington near York.

The box was in Mill Lane outside the home of Richard Dinton, who has offered fruit from his garden in return for donations to charity for the last five years. When he went to check on it yesterday, at about 4.30pm, he discovered it had been taken.

Last year, he raised about £400 for Macmillan Cancer Research, and this year he has taken between £5 and £17 each day to support the Play For All campaign to make local playgrounds accessible to disabled children.

He said: “We have never had a single instance in all the time we’ve raised money of anyone doing that sort of thing, I just think it’s sick.

“If they had knocked on the door and asked for a couple of pounds, I might have given them something.

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