Charity metal detecting gig in Fareham

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A GROUP of keen metal detectorists will be fundraising for ex-service personnel.

Hampshire History Hunters are hosting a metal detecting gig near Baycroft School in Fareham, from 8.30am to 5pm, on Sunday, August 20.

The event is in aid of four charities for former service personnel – SSAFA, Combat Stress, Help for Heroes and The Veterans Charity.

Adrian Palmer from the Hampshire History Hunters said: ‘Metal detecting is a fantastic hobby and a great way to exercise and enjoy the countryside.

‘Everyone is welcome to come along on the day and support these fantastic charities.’

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