Event in aid of the Gurkhas

A FUNDRAISING concert will be held in aid of a soldier organisation next week.

Forest Hall Ex-Servicemen’s Institute is holding the concert and raffle on Friday, August 24.

It will take place from 7pm to 11pm, with all money raised in aid of The Gurkha Welfare Trust.

Tickets cost £3 and are available from the club after 2pm or call (0191) 268 1202 after 2pm.

Major (Retd) EW Campbell, president of the institute, said: “The Gurkha soldier has been a loyal, faithful friend to this country.

“Please help us to repay the debt of honour we owe them.”

The institute is the former RBL Club.