By Andrew Norris Saturday, February 18, 2012
A Lancashire couple who were known around town as the hardworking fundraisers for the neighborhood park were thrilled to find an anonymous donation of piles of £20 notes left on their doorstep.
Ian Roberts and Pam Curtis discovered the money, £21,480, which they assume was left for their Hope Street Park appeal, tucked in a wicker basket.
Mr. Roberts said he was "exhilarated; not for any personal reason, but because it will help us so much" with efforts towards regenerating the pavilion in the square's Victorian park.
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