Hundreds are raised to support forces

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STREET collectors raised hundreds of pounds for a military charity.

People went out on the streets of Gosport during the HMS Sultan Freedom of the Borough parade on June 1.

In total, £592.37 was raised for The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity.

A spokeswoman for the collection said: ‘The charity would like to thank the people of Gosport for their generosity.

‘Monies raised will support serving and former members of the naval service and their families.

‘For more information on the charity please visit’