Hundreds raised for charity

Crews tackle the fire at Browndown, in Gosport, which has left land visibly blackened and scorched. Picture: Portchester Fire Station on Twitter (@Portchester28)

Firefighters battle 300m heath fire at Browndown in Alver Valley in Gosport 

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VOLUNTEERS for a charity have raised more than £200 from a shopping centre collection.

The Gosport and Fareham group of the Multiple Sclerosis Society raised £200.52 from a collection day last month.

Group member Steve Irving said: ‘This money will be used to support people in the Gosport and Fareham area affected by multiple sclerosis.’

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