Help for Heroes sees a surge in fundraising

Men wearing Help For Heroes clothing leave flowers at the scene
Men wearing Help For Heroes clothing leave flowers at the scene Credit: Jeff Moore/Jeff Moore/Empics Entertainment

Thousands of pounds have been raised for Help for Heroes on fund-raising pages set up so that people can support the charity in the wake of Drummer Rigby's death.

The soldier was wearing one of the charity's tops when he was murdered on Wednesday.

The Help for Heroes JustGiving page has been inundated with tributes to him.

At the time of writing, over £90,000 had been raised on a page called "RIP Woolwich Soldier".

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