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Secondary school in Harlesden dispatches books to Romania

PUBLISHED: 17:16 14 September 2016 | UPDATED: 17:16 14 September 2016

10 boxes of educational books were filled by Newman Catholic College and Brent Library, for children in Romania

10 boxes of educational books were filled by Newman Catholic College and Brent Library, for children in Romania

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With help from a secondary school in Harlesden a lorry containing boxes of books has made its way to Romania.

A lorry takes 10 boxes of educational books, filled by Newman Catholic College and Brent Library, to RomaniaA lorry takes 10 boxes of educational books, filled by Newman Catholic College and Brent Library, to Romania

The project, Books For Romania, is collaboration between Newman Catholic College (NCC), in Harlesden Road, Brent Library and Romanian Community.

Ten boxes filled with educational books were dispatched to High School of Sport from Botosani, Romania on Saturday, with help from the Tarsin transport company.

The books, which were due to arrive on Tuesday, are donated free to students aged between seven and 18 to help them learn English.

Danny Coyle, headmaster of NCC, said: “Newman Catholic College was delighted to lend its support to the My Romanian Community campaign to send books to schools in Romania.

“Along with Brent Library hundreds of books were collected throughout the summer term and in August two car loads left Brent and delivered the reading material to two schools in Romania.

He added: “Community work and awareness of global issues is central to the Newman values that permeate the school. We will always welcome the opportunity to support those less well off than ourselves.”

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