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Owzat! Dickie Bird bowled over by Children's heart charity and donates £30,000

Former international cricket umpire Dickie Bird has agreed to become an ambassador for the Children’s Heart Surgery Fund, after donating £30,000 to the charity.

Dickie, who umpired three World Cup finals, said he had been moved to act after visiting patients and their families earlier in the year.

Bird met children on the ward Credit: Children's Heart Surgert Fund

The charity supports children and adults throughout the region who were born with congenital heart defects.

They are treated at Leeds General Infirmary.

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