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Felixstowe: Bingo-playing MP Therese Coffey donates winnings to hospital

18:11 11 April 2014

MP Therese Coffey presents her bingo winnings to the League of Friends of Felixstowe Community Hospital. MP Therese Coffey presents the cash to John Woollan with Back L-R: Roy Gray, David McAllister, Dr Alan Wimhurst, Jo Harrison,

MP Therese Coffey presents her bingo winnings to the League of Friends of Felixstowe Community Hospital. MP Therese Coffey presents the cash to John Woollan with Back L-R: Roy Gray, David McAllister, Dr Alan Wimhurst, Jo Harrison,

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Two little ducks, Kelly’s eye and David’s den proved just the ticket for Suffolk Coastal MP Therese Coffey as she scooped a full house – and donated her winnings to a local hospital.

Dr Coffey won £150 while enjoying a bingo session at the Palace Bingo hall in Felixstowe during a visit to publicise her ultimately successful petition for a cut in bingo tax.

She said: “I have played a couple of times in the past, including at the Palace.

“I said right from the start that if I won anything I would give it to Felixstowe Community Hospital and then I went and won the biggest house on the night!”

Yesterday she presented the cash to the League of Friends of Felixstowe Community Hospital.

Dr Coffey said: “I know how hard the league works all year round with various activities, quiz nights and coffee mornings, to raise money for those bits of extra equipment the hospital needs.”

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