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Dancing for cash.

PUPILS and teachers put their best foot forward for charity.

Greenside Primary School, in Gateshead, organised an old fashioned tea dance in aid of the Royal British Legion.

The school was one of almost 100 across the country to take part in the sponsored event.

Dee Hall, head of regional fundraising at Royal British Legion, said: "We are delighted that Greenside Primary School organised an Anzac Tea Dance this year.

"The dances have proved more popular than ever, so we hope we can really make a difference with the money raised." Tea Dances grew in popularity during the First World War by providing respite for British Servicemen or women on leave..
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Publication:Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)
Date:May 28, 2009
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