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Island school children receive letter from Prime Minister!

Island school children who took a stand against world poverty have had a surprise response from Downing Street!

Pupils sent thousands of hand-decorated paper plates to UK prime minister David Cameron, demanding action ahead of the  G8 summit of world leaders in June.

Colourful designs spelt out the message - wealthy nations should do more to alleviate hunger in the world's poorest countries.

The appeal was organised here by the One World Centre in St John's - and the plates were sent to Number Ten because Mr Cameron chaired the G8 meeting.

The centre's Rosemary Clarke says the unusual delivery hit the spot:

 

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