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Alcan workers helping charities

Hundreds of workers who are being made redundant are donating thirty thousand pounds from their company's social fund to North East charities.

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A chance to change a life

Workers prepare to give cheque Credit: ITV

Gary Saltmarsh, a pot operator, said: "We worked out it would come toabout £41 each. So we decided to give it to charity.""It was a chance to change someone's life.""Archie is a local lad and he's been in the local paper.""We had posters up in the smelter for him and we raised £200 for him before."

Archie receives cheque Credit: ITV

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