Alice Spicer who, thanks to donations from pupils and famlies at St Philip's Primary School and C J Thorne & Co civil engineers raised £176.89 fo people affected by the Grenfell Tower disaster.

Alice collects nearly £180 for those affected by Grenfell Tower disaster

Young Alice Spicer wanted to do something to help people affected by the Grenfell Tower disaster and asked her head teacher if she could stand in the playground before and after school collecting donations.

The Year 6 pupil at St Philip’s Primary School, New Town, Uckfield, was given permission and collected £126.89 in her labelled bucket.

Then when civil engineering company C J Thorne & Co heard what she was doing they made an additional contribution of £50.

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Richard, left, and Chris Thorne from C J Thorne civil engineers in Uckfield are pictured with Alice Spicer after boosting her Grenfell Tower collection by £50.

The total of £176.89 is being sent by headteacher Joanna Sanchez to the British Red Cross London Fire Relief Fund for the Victims of Grenfell Tower.

Alice said: “I can’t believe I collected so much, I’m so happy.”

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