Account raises £265,000 for Canaries

A cheque for £265,000 will be handed over to Norwich City Football Club this afternoon as the total income received from the Norwich and Peterborough Canary Account smashes through the £2.

A cheque for £265,000 will be handed over to Norwich City Football Club this afternoon as the total income received from the Norwich and Peterborough Canary Account smashes through the £2.5m mark.

Canaries fans have now raised £2.65m for their club in 11 years, with the latest instalment due to be handed over at today's game against Preston North End at Carrow Road.

The club receives 1pc of the average total balance held in the account each year.

Sarah Birmingham, N&P's retail sales and service manager, said: “I'm really pleased to be presenting Norwich City with this year's annual payment.


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“It's a credit to the fans that we have now presented the club with £2.65m since the account began.

“I hope that we've encouraged a few fans to save who might not have thought to without the link to the club.”

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Norwich City director of sales and marketing Andrew Cullen said: “We are extremely grateful to the winning partnership of Canary Account holders and N&P staff for yet again contributing another outstanding financial sum to Norwich City.

“It is our fervent hope that many more supporters in 2008 will join 10,000 others and open a Canary Account.”

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