Last week's Benevolent banquet at London's Dorchester Hotel raised around £60,000 for the trade charity.

21 March, 2008

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alone raised £21,000, according to chief executive Cheng Loo. The golf putting competition raised a further £450. She added: "It was a fantastic evening - the feedback was brilliant. Everyone I spoke to thinks it was the best ever, which is great."

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