An anonymous artist has created a Coronation post box topper and raised £500 for charity.

The Coronation crocheter said: “I hope everyone is enjoying my Coronation post box topper.

“I’ve sent over £500 to Abingdon Food Bank, and I want to thank everyone so much for their generosity.

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“I have now changed the charity I’ll be donating to; it will now be Ronald McDonald House in oxford.”

Ronald McDonald House provides ‘home away from home’ accommodation to families with children having treatment in hospital.

Ashley Goble snapped a picture of the topper, she said: “I live local and take many photographs around Abingdon.

“I photograph the toppers every time one is changed. They are always very well done.

“It’s a very important one celebrating a new monarch. Most of us will only see one coronation in our lifetime.”


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