Chorley CitizenOlympic appeal for Tins and Toys 2008 (From Chorley Citizen)

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Olympic appeal for Tins and Toys 2008

Chorley Citizen: Dep leader of Chorley Council, Coun Pat Case, Bradley Wiggins, Graeme Ballard, Mayor and Mayoress of Chorley, Coun Terry & Julie Brown, Michael Churm Dep leader of Chorley Council, Coun Pat Case, Bradley Wiggins, Graeme Ballard, Mayor and Mayoress of Chorley, Coun Terry & Julie Brown, Michael Churm

Olympic gold medallist Bradley Wiggins has thrown his weight behind the Citizen’s Tins and Toys Campaign.

Eccleston-based cyclist Bradley, who scooped two gold medals at the Beijing Olympics, was happy to support the campaign as he collected a Chorley Smile Award alongside paralympic heroes Graeme Ballard and Michael Churm.

He said: “Any campaign, such as the Tins and Toys, is important, especially at Christmas. I grew up on a council estate in London and that kind of thing obviously went on, even though, as a child, you don’t realise it.”

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