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Neighbours turn out to surprise a Somerset couple who have used their own experience of disability to help others. Paul Martin and Irina Aggrey collect donated items.


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We lead such busy lives that most of us don't get a chance

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to know our neighbour.

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Well, today, in this street, all that is about to change.

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One, two...

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Because we're throwing a party, and everyone's invited.

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We want to pay tribute to a local couple, Chris and Lynn,

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who have spent years helping the elderly and disabled in their town.

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I don't think Chris and Lynn realise

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the impact they've had on people.

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Despite having had their fair share of troubles,

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they've dedicated their lives to helping others.

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I am just so proud of both of them for everything they've done.

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We think it's time their kindness is recognised,

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so we are going out into the neighbourhood

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to find items we can sell.

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Oh, yes, they're all right, there we go. A tight fit.

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It won't all be plain sailing.

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Come on! I need to get into the house.

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We'll send some treasures to the saleroom auction,

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the rest we'll sell on bric-a-brac stalls and at our street auction.

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And we are going to use the money

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to give Chris and Lynn a surprise thank-you.

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But how will they react when they find out all of this is for them?

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Today we are in Nailsea, a small market town in Somerset.

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It's home to a drop-in centre

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that's a lifeline for many people in the community.

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It provides support and advice for the disabled and elderly

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and is run by Chris and Lynn Baker.

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We told them we're making a film about communities.

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Chris and Lynn met in a dance hall, married nearly 50 years ago,

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and have lived in Nailsea ever since.

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Their children, Jason and Sharon, grew up in the town.

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My mum and dad are a really traditional couple,

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they absolutely love spending time together.

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They're inseparable. They love going out and about, sightseeing.

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And they love each other very, very much.

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Chris worked as a lorry driver,

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and in his spare time threw himself into local activities,

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like running Jason's youth football team

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and volunteering as a retained fireman.

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But when Chris was just 45, tragedy struck.

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It was a shock.

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It came out of the blue.

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One minute he's feeling quite well,

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the next minute he's had a heart attack.

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It was the start of major health problems.

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A few years later, an operation left him partially paralysed.

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Life just changes,

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it completely changes when something like that happens.

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Your lifestyle has got to change.

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He had to give up work, had to completely change his lifestyle,

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and it had a massive impact on him and my mum's life.

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It was probably worse for Lynn than what it was for me,

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because I was probably horrible to live with.

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She always... She was always there, you know.

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She was... It wasn't always, "Oh, poor Chris."

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It was never, "Poor Chris." It was always, "Yes, you can do this."

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And giving up wasn't an option for a man who'd once been so active.

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I think my dad found the change from being somebody

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who'd been a very hard worker, being out all day,

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he found the change of not being able to work,

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relying on other people,

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he found it really, really hard.

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But he wanted to do something.

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He didn't want to give up on life.

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Chris and a friend opened a drop-in centre

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and the local MP cut the ribbon when it expanded.

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I needed something for me to say,

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"I'm a disabled person and I need to do something."

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Chris and Lynn then had to face another challenge

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with the birth of their first grandchild.

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My son is profoundly physically disabled.

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He has cerebral palsy.

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He stopped breathing when he was four days old.

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My mum and dad again have always just been there for us,

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on top of all their problems.

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Jamie can't walk.

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He can't use his arms.

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He's got to be fed through his stomach.

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He can't speak.

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He can't speak at all.

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And he's...

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He's the most happiest lad I've ever seen.

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And the way he fights, I wish I could fight like him.

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He is...

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He is my best mate.

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After 13 tireless years helping the community,

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Chris and Lynn are retiring.

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A perfect time to say thank you.

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As they've worked so hard for others,

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we'd love to treat them to a luxury break away.

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I'm going to set us a target of £800.

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Now all we have to do is raise it.

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And this is how we're going to do it.

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Well, the plan is, we walk the streets of Nailsea

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knocking on as many doors as possible today,

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asking all of Chris and Lynn's friends to donate

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any unwanted or unloved items we can have

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so we can sell them in our pop-up auction,

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which is happening here in about a month's time.

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Now, it's going to be a really big ask

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to get a van full of kit to sell,

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but it's going to be an even bigger challenge

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to keep this a secret from Chris and Lynn until after the auction.

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Tough ask, so I have called our bargain-seeker

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and upcycling queen Irina Aggrey to help me.

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-Morning.

-Morning, Paul, how are you?

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Bang on time. Give us a hug.

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-What's the plan?

-We need to fill this van full of unwanted clutter

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from all of these houses.

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I tell you what, you do that side and I'll do that side.

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That's a good start, OK?

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-All right, come on.

-Good luck.

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But which of us will gather the most donations?

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There's only one way to find out.

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Nailsea, here we come.

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'And we're off. Alison's got something for me.'

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A bit of Carlton Ware. Do you want it? Can we have it?

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It was Granny's, but I'm sure she wouldn't mind.

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Oh, thank you, thank you very much.

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-It's OK. Crown Devon, I think.

-Brilliant.

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That's nice, that's a nice bit of earthenware, nice old cream jug.

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'The cream jugs are unglazed earthenware

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'and could date from the 1970s.

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'I reckon they could bring in £3 each,

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'but I'm more excited about the Carlton Ware dish.

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'It's decorated with the foxglove pattern,

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'which was produced between the '30s and '60s.

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'This plate alone could easily make us £5 for the cause.'

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There we are, three items for our bric-a-brac stall.

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Good start.

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Irina has had no luck at the front doors so far,

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but someone's flagged her down.

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-Oh, hello.

-Hello.

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My name is Marlene.

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-I've made these.

-Amazing, this community.

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-Wonderful.

-I am sure you'll get something for them.

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Yes, they're great colours. They are very in at the moment.

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Handmade jewellery is popular right now,

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as everyone wants something unique.

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Marlene's beaded bracelets are right on trend

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and I hope someone will pay £5 each.

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And she knows Chris and Lynn.

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Oh, they're lovely people, yes.

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Very caring people.

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Yes, they really are.

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Next up, it's neighbour Ivor.

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We need stuff for our pop-up auction or bric-a-brac stall.

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Anything you can give us?

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I'm in the process of digging some stuff out now.

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Brilliant. We will be going back to see Ivor in about an hour.

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Oh, hello.

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DOG BARKS

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Sally and her dog know Chris and Lynn from the drop-in centre.

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I've been in there for advice.

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It's made it easier to fill in forms and...

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Very complicated, aren't they?

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You know, just that sort of thing.

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That's why we are here today,

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to see whether anybody's put anything aside

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for a donation for the pop-up street auction next month.

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Yes, I know about that.

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And I've just had a massive clear-out.

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I haven't got anything, I'm sorry.

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Don't lose heart, Irina.

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This house looks promising.

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A little Wedgwood pot here.

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-Right.

-And the other is brand-new. It was bought for a cat

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and the cat never used it, so it is brand-new.

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Just amazed. Maybe he was just a lazy cat. Thank you.

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This would be perfect for a cat that's not allowed outside

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to keep those claws off the furniture.

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New, these cat gyms retail at over £30.

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-We've got a couple of bicycles in the shed.

-Oh, fantastic!

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Really old, though, and a bit cobwebby.

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-Brilliant!

-Really?

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-Yeah.

-They do need a lot of work doing to them.

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Yeah. I don't mind.

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'Raleigh dates back to 1885.

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'It's one of the world's oldest bike manufacturers.'

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Do you know what? They're lightweight,

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they're not clumsy, heavy mountain bikes.

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They're good road bikes.

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You've sold it already.

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'I'd love to find a classic 1970s Raleigh Chopper.

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'They can fetch around £1,000.'

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I think that's great - someone that works in Nailsea

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or the surrounding area, can't afford a car,

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maybe a student, got a second-hand bike.

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That's great. Ten gears.

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That's brilliant. Absolutely thrilled to bits.

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Thank you so much.

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'Keith and Val's bike should make us £20-£30.'

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These are lovely, these are lightweight racing road bikes.

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Ten gears, as well. I haven't seen stuff like this for a long time.

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Hello!

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Oh... There's... Hi.

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Where can I catch you?

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There's an old antique table which will fetch a bit.

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Gorgeous.

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Because I absolutely love the colour of the wood.

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Len's walnut table is known as a tilt top as it folds up

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so it can stand against the wall when not in use.

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This one has a lovely tripod base

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and I think it should go straight into our saleroom auction.

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Is there anything else you could possibly donate...

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-Well, you're not having this.

-..please? No, no, it's fine.

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-We make walking sticks, you see.

-Oh, you make walking sticks?

-Yes.

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In fact, Len's an amateur craftsman,

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making these walking sticks from hazel -

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a light but very strong wood perfect for the job.

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And he's kindly giving us two of them.

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Oh, you can't hide!

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No.

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-Did you get a flyer?

-Yeah.

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-Can you help us out? Do you know what it's about?

-Yes.

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Matching pair of lamps with some shades, that's great,

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we'll take those.

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I'll pick those up, you pick up all the bits and bobs.

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-Lovely.

-That's good for our bric-a-brac stall.

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Brilliant, Kate. Brilliant.

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Now...

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now that you've given me something, I can tell you

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-what this is all about, OK?

-Yes.

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Have you heard of the Nailsea Disability Initiative

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-run by Chris and Lynn Baker?

-Yes, yes.

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They're my auntie and uncle.

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-No, I don't believe it.

-Yes.

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-Really?

-Yes.

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How do you think they'll react on the day?

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I think they'll be very surprised and hopefully they will love what

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we're doing for them, so, yeah, I'm hoping they'll be really,

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-really pleased.

-Yeah, let's hope they turn up.

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Yeah, hopefully!

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-Morning. Good morning.

-Morning.

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'Kate's told me that her mum, Judy, Lynn's sister,

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'lives across the road.'

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-Can we come in and have a chat?

-Yes, certainly.

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'Judy's seen how Chris and Lynn came through

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'everything life threw at them.'

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They took it on the shoulder and got on with it.

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Stuck together, pulled together.

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-They sound really, really great.

-They are. Yes.

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And you know, it's onwards and upwards, isn't it?

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Well, it has to be, doesn't it?

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-Yeah, exactly.

-Has to be.

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He'd rather be out helping somebody else.

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What kind of people

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has Chris been helping out?

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Everybody is different, everybody has a different need.

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-Like what?

-If he couldn't do it...

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It went from people with help with drugs

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to people that didn't have a penny coming in

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and didn't know where their next penny was coming from type of thing.

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And there's so many people that were entitled to benefits

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that didn't even know they existed.

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Chris and Lynn's first-hand experience

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has been invaluable to people using the centre.

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We come in and say, look, you know, "Sit down,

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"we'll discuss your problems."

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Sean, who volunteers, became disabled after landing on his head

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in a fall.

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I'm a quadriplegic, so I filled out all the forms.

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Some will struggle on.

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They're perfectly entitled to benefits, they just need help.

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The centre also supports carers.

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Who's there for the people that are doing the caring?

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And that is a good question because sometimes you think,

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"Oh, who's there for me?"

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You can tell people where they can go to get support.

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Now, Chris and Lynn are leaving to enjoy a much-deserved retirement,

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spending more time in the garden with their family.

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I am just so proud of both of them for everything they've done.

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I'm proud of my dad for coming up with the idea,

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seeing it through, proud of my mum for standing by him

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and supporting him all the way through with it, which she has done.

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I'm going to meet Chris and Lynn at home to see if they'll

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donate some items themselves,

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hopefully without being rumbled.

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I'm going in there for a good old rummage,

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hopefully get them to donate stuff for their own cause.

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That's the bit I like, but we've got to find out about them.

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So wish me luck, OK? Wish me luck.

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-Did you get a flyer through your door?

-Yes, we did.

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About a big street party and a pop-up auction

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that's happening next month?

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What are your names? What's your name?

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-Linda.

-Linda, pleased to meet you.

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-And what's your name?

-Chris.

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Chris, pleased to meet you as well.

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-This is a...

-A cellar!

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This is going to be my first cellar today.

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I love that.

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Absolutely love that.

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Lovely old wooden chest.

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Number two. I wonder who WEG is?

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'He may well have been a carpenter who made his chest

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'to keep his tools in, whoever he was.

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'This one is a one-off and it would look great

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'in a country-style house.'

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Oh, wow. Oh, daylight.

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-I like that, WEG, that was obviously the owner.

-Yes, yes.

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And the date.

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It's not WG Grace, is it?

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THEY LAUGH

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Not quite. It's got a lovely, lovely original coat of paint on it,

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which I love.

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Well, look, this is going to come in handy.

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I think we can send that off to auction and hopefully get,

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I don't know, £20 or £40 for it, but it's going to help.

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What's your passion? What do you like doing?

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I see you like a bit of gardening.

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Yes, he does potter in the garden, don't you?

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Yeah, I do like to garden.

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Obviously I can't do as much as what I would like to do.

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Why? What's happened to you?

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-Have you lost...?

-Lost the use of his right side, yes.

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What happened?

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-I had a...

-Artery.

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..artery pressing on me, and my vein.

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So I don't know, eight or nine...

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Eight- or nine-hour operation.

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And it left me with...

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with the right side of my body, doesn't work.

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-You're a real star, mate.

-Thank you.

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He's always done community things, ever since he moved here.

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Thank you. Thank you.

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-Cheerio.

-Cheerio.

-Bye-bye.

-Bye, thank you.

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Enjoy the rest of the day.

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'I think we got away with it.'

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Have to keep quiet because they're still in the garden.

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Not only did we get a lovely chest to send off to auction

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but I got to find out all about Chris and Lynn,

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and to see the extent of his injuries

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and find out how hard he works

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and what he does for other people.

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Boy, what a lovely guy, what a lovely guy.

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Meanwhile, Irina is going up in the world.

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Tight fit.

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Angela's got a treasure trove of clothes in the attic.

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I have a skirt that I've never wore.

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-Really?

-Still got the tag on it.

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Hi! 'Remember Sally who was walking her dog when Irina bumped into her?

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'Turns out she has found things for us after all.'

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A little tea caddy, isn't it?

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Yes, I know, but they're Sri Lankan.

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Yeah, that's where all the tea comes from.

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'Antique tea caddies usually lock to protect the vulnerable tea.

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'While an old one made of mahogany could cost hundreds,

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'this one should make us a few pounds.'

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Two lovely little caddies,

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one would be for green tea and one would be for black tea, I guess,

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or you could mix the blends up. But it is a touristy thing, you know.

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-A really old bike.

-Nice colour.

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Oh, it's not that old.

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You're making it out as if it's something...

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Yeah, probably needs a new tyre.

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-New tyre.

-That's fine.

-Refurbishing.

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A new kid's bike could cost £100 or more.

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I bet someone will pay 20 for this one, surely.

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Hello, Oliver, it's Paul again.

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Hello, dogs.

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There's a mirror there.

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Lovely mirror there.

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Oh, brilliant.

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Brilliant! Oh, I love that.

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-I love this because, I tell you what, we can repaint those...

-Yeah.

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-..we can upcycle those.

-Well, that's what I thought.

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-Irina will love that. We'll take the pot.

-Yes.

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Hello!

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And the dogs don't bother you?

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No, they're best buddies. They play.

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Oh, the dogs look after you.

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-Yeah.

-Thank you very much.

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You are very welcome, good luck.

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See you at the party, hopefully. Bring your wife along.

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-Yeah, thanks very much.

-And you can watch your stuff being sold off!

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And then go, "Oh, no!"

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I've got this chair for a start.

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Oh, my word.

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That's lovely.

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-Thank you.

-It's old, but it's my husband's grandfather's.

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Hello. What's the story behind this chair?

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It's my grandfather's.

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It was one of 12 dining chairs and that was all that was left,

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so we thought we'd have it, but we don't want it now.

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It's a lovely chair. I think Irina has hit the jackpot here.

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And that's not all.

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Ian and Jill have dug out even more treasures.

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These Victorian-style candleholders

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are made of pressed glass.

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Pressed glass is moulded, not blown,

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and was first used in the 1820s to make door knocks.

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And in the summer house, would you believe it? More treasure for us.

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An old camera.

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Oh, my word.

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So who owned this, then?

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-My cousin's.

-She's 92.

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This is a twin lens camera and they're quite collectable.

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A basic one like this is worth around £20,

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but if you found a rare model made by Rolleiflex,

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it could make £1,000.

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Are you going down there in a minute?

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Yeah, I'm going down there, that's our van.

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Now, what's your name?

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-William.

-My name's Paul. Did you get a flyer through your door?

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-I did, yes.

-Can you help us out?

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-Yes.

-He lives in there, I'll be seeing you in a minute.

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You carry on with that and I'll see you in a minute.

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That's very good of you.

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Hello.

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-Hello.

-Hello.

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I got a nice kiss there.

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We're going upstairs. Come on, then.

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-And here...

-What is in there?

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It's a glass...

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..TV corner unit.

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Brilliant. All we've got to do is get it down the stairs.

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-Well, that's easy enough.

-That's easy enough, isn't it?

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Let me test the stairs out.

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Have a look at this.

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Oh, yeah, they're all right. Here we go!

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THEY LAUGH

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Right.

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You don't mind old dogs, do you?

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-I love old dogs.

-I know you do.

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-And mine is old.

-Oh, I've had old dogs.

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Oh, don't get up, the legs are gone.

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-Yeah.

-Oh, don't get up, stay down, stay down, stay down, stay down.

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Good girl, stay down, stay down.

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Oh, hips have gone.

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My German shepherd's back legs went like this.

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-Yeah.

-She's 13.

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-Not too bad, but...

-He's 13.

-Yes, 13 she was.

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-He still goes out for a walk.

-Oh, I know, I know.

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Just looks painful.

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Oh, crikey, what, all of this?

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'Now, I've hit the jackpot at Brian's.'

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This is lovely, it's Picquot Ware.

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You can see it's all machine turned.

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And it's all quality.

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When you flip the lid, you feel that.

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That's good British engineering.

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It's great manufacturing.

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But it's so typical, it's so evocative of the '30s to '50s.

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It's a nice thing, it's a really nice thing. But it's got the look.

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With the tray as well, I think that's really nice, that's good,

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contemporary 20th-century British modern at its very best.

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I love it. I think we could stick that into the auction

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with a value of around £60-£80 and hopefully get that.

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-Brilliant, brilliant, brilliant.

-A lot of stamps.

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I don't know if... These boxes...

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There's stamps and there's...

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-..coins in here.

-Oh, brilliant.

0:20:440:20:46

Good for you.

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'Brian is donating his collection of stamps,

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'first-day covers and medallions.'

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I think we put all of this here, all of this collection, all of that,

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that and that into the auction as one lot,

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and we'll let the auctioneer sort that out, OK?

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Because there are collectors out there

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that will search online for those.

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Thank you so much.

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You've been so helpful.

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And bye-bye, you, as well.

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You are gorgeous.

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'But just when I thought it couldn't get any better,

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'there's one last surprise.'

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"I have some toys, etc on the grass if they are of any use to you.

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"Thank you."

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That looks like toys.

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Kids' toys, kids' games in really, really good condition.

0:21:330:21:37

I see 50p, £1, £2, that's fantastic.

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Two bikes. A little doll's buggy.

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Let's pick up some of these and put them in the car.

0:21:430:21:47

"Lots of love, Paul Martin."

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Two kisses.

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I will put that through their door, let them know that we've got it,

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it's all safe and it's going up for sale.

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There. Brilliant.

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It's time to have a look at everything Irina and I have found

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and work out what we can send to a saleroom auction.

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Someone is already sniffing around our treasure.

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First, I've got an upcycling project for Irina.

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Now, look at this, something for you.

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That's bevelled glass, so it's a quality mirror.

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-It's a good size for a hall or bedroom.

-I know, I know.

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I could do something really funky with that.

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-I like this. The amount of cats we've seen today...

-I know.

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-Brand-new, practically.

-Tilt top table.

-Fantastic, isn't it?

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-Has it got its tilt top?

-Yes, it has.

-Yes, it has, hasn't it?

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-The mechanisms... Let's put that into the saleroom.

-Yeah.

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Yeah, tell me about this.

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Well, they're just sort of commemorative coins

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collected in the '70s, stamps from the last 50 years,

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-first-day issues, all that kind of thing.

-Nice.

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Royal memorabilia.

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Yeah, I think we might have missed something, actually.

0:22:530:22:55

Look what I picked up.

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This, apparently, is over 100 years old.

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Yeah, that's an Edwardian copy of the Queen Anne chair. That's nice.

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'Queen Anne-style furniture has a curvy look,

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'often with these lovely S-shaped cabriole legs.'

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Shall we put that into the saleroom?

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-I think so.

-Yes, let's put that into the saleroom as well.

0:23:100:23:12

-Let's see what it does. Let's see what we get for that.

-OK.

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And these are our walking sticks.

0:23:150:23:16

You can let me sell one and we'll put one into the saleroom.

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Why not, and compare the prices?

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OK, go on, then, which one are you going to sell in the saleroom?

0:23:200:23:22

Oh, I don't know, you pick. I'm partial to both of them.

0:23:220:23:24

I will take this one.

0:23:240:23:26

'So, we're upcycling the mirror and sending several items

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'to the saleroom, including Chris and Lynn's trunk,

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'the table, the walking stick and the tea set.'

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'Everything else will go to the pop-up auction

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'and the bric-a-brac stalls.

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'I think we've both done brilliantly,

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'but what we need to know is, who's come out on top?'

0:23:430:23:46

Paul, put it there.

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You are the winner for today.

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Well done.

0:23:490:23:51

It's the day of our street auction.

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We've only got a few hours to get this place ready.

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We've got to unload our rummaged finds...

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Forgot the pushchair!

0:24:030:24:04

..set up our stalls and transform the street into a street party.

0:24:040:24:09

Everyone is pitching in to help.

0:24:100:24:13

Well, nearly everyone.

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Hi. Are you coming to our street party later?

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I'm going to try to.

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Chris and Lynn's family, friends and neighbours have turned out in force

0:24:200:24:24

to help us reach our target.

0:24:240:24:26

-Good morning, volunteers. ALL:

-Morning.

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Well, I've got a good feeling about today,

0:24:290:24:31

but most of you know who this is for.

0:24:310:24:32

We are going to keep our voices down because Chris and Lynn will be here

0:24:320:24:35

throughout the day helping out.

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OK? So, we need to keep them here,

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we need to keep them entertained but also keep them in the dark.

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No-one must tell them.

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Right, good luck.

0:24:450:24:47

Good luck, so it's OK, man your stations and get unpacking

0:24:470:24:50

all that bric-a-brac and all the craft.

0:24:500:24:52

This is really turning into a family affair,

0:24:520:24:55

as Lynn's other sister, Daphne, has arrived

0:24:550:24:57

with a last-minute donation.

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King Charles spaniels. There's a pair, Staffordshire Flatbacks.

0:25:010:25:04

Classic Victoriana.

0:25:040:25:05

Are you sure we can sell these?

0:25:050:25:07

-Yes, I'm positive.

-You're giving them to us?

0:25:070:25:09

-Yes.

-Oh, thank you so much.

0:25:090:25:10

This was pottery for the masses.

0:25:100:25:13

And it's called a flatback because these two dogs were meant to go

0:25:130:25:16

on the mantelpiece with their backs against the wall,

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because if I turn them around...

0:25:190:25:20

..they're not finished or decorated,

0:25:210:25:23

so always known as Staffordshire Flatbacks.

0:25:230:25:26

These are hollow.

0:25:260:25:28

In order for them to stop exploding,

0:25:280:25:30

you always have a little hole in the back, which lets the air out.

0:25:300:25:33

And looking at the base,

0:25:330:25:35

you can see there's a nice bit of wear on the foot.

0:25:350:25:39

So these look to me as if they are around about 1890, 1900 -

0:25:390:25:44

sort of the end of the Victorian period.

0:25:440:25:47

'In a saleroom auction, they could make around £100,

0:25:470:25:50

'but I'll be selling them on our pop-up rostrum,

0:25:500:25:52

'so I hope one of our local dog lovers digs deep.

0:25:520:25:56

'And the donations keep rolling in.'

0:25:560:25:58

Look, I know it's a bit small for me, but I tell you what,

0:25:580:26:01

somebody has just dropped this off...

0:26:010:26:03

..and I know I can sell this.

0:26:040:26:05

This will bring out the wheeler-dealer in me.

0:26:050:26:08

HE LAUGHS

0:26:080:26:10

It's so inspiring to see a whole community come together

0:26:100:26:12

to support their own.

0:26:120:26:15

And talking of inspiration, remember Ivor's black mirror?

0:26:150:26:18

Look how Irina has transformed it.

0:26:180:26:21

I remember that.

0:26:210:26:23

-Did it have just a solid...

-It was. That's it.

0:26:230:26:25

..dark black frame?

0:26:250:26:26

Yes, it was quite depressing.

0:26:260:26:28

It wasn't natural wood,

0:26:280:26:29

so I couldn't bring out the natural grains by sanding it.

0:26:290:26:32

So I thought the best coverage would be to stick some wallpaper on it,

0:26:320:26:36

which is a decoupage technique.

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Yes, it's quite fun, but time-consuming.

0:26:380:26:41

-You just go mad.

-I think that's really cool.

0:26:410:26:43

And I love the fact it's a cube,

0:26:430:26:45

-and I think that makes it funky.

-Yeah.

0:26:450:26:47

It's got a transition between a schoolboy's bedroom

0:26:470:26:50

and a funky office.

0:26:500:26:52

-And I tell you what, I'm going to feel great selling that.

-Thank you.

0:26:530:26:56

And hopefully we'll find a good home for it and a great price.

0:26:560:26:59

Time for a progress check on the stalls.

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It's looking great, Sue.

0:27:010:27:02

Brilliant, Terry, you've done a good job. Someone has pinched a carrot.

0:27:020:27:05

Hang on, I've found it.

0:27:050:27:07

Oh, you see, it's a good job I'm here looking at things, isn't it?

0:27:070:27:10

He's getting it sorted.

0:27:100:27:12

So you're pretty OK with prices, are you?

0:27:120:27:14

-You know what you're doing? It's all stickered up?

-Yes.

0:27:140:27:16

I've spotted something on the bric-a-brac stall

0:27:160:27:19

I think should really be in the pop-up auction.

0:27:190:27:21

I love dogs, and he's got a really sad face

0:27:230:27:26

which says, "Come on, come and buy me,

0:27:260:27:28

"give me some love." Condition is absolutely brilliant.

0:27:280:27:32

I love this treacle glaze, absolutely love it.

0:27:320:27:35

'Treacleware is a name for any earthenware

0:27:350:27:38

'covered in a shiny brown glaze.

0:27:380:27:40

'It's made into everything from tourist souvenirs to tea sets.'

0:27:400:27:44

In fact, you could keep doggy treats in there.

0:27:450:27:48

Yeah, it's a doggy treat jar.

0:27:480:27:50

It's got £3 on it from the bric-a-brac.

0:27:500:27:53

I reckon...

0:27:530:27:54

I reckon I could get £9 for that.

0:27:560:27:58

Local dance troupe Jazz On Tap have arrived to entertain the crowd,

0:27:580:28:02

and even Chris's old mates from the fire station are here.

0:28:020:28:05

It's been a race against time but now we're ready to throw a party.

0:28:050:28:09

I tell you what, I was worried two hours ago.

0:28:090:28:12

I really was genuinely worried.

0:28:120:28:14

-Now you're smiling.

-Now I'm smiling, now I'm feeling confident.

0:28:140:28:16

Look at this. The fire brigade have turned up,

0:28:160:28:18

we've got our dancers here.

0:28:180:28:20

-Look at the stalls.

-I know.

-I mean, just look at this.

0:28:200:28:22

They are packed.

0:28:220:28:23

We're about to cut the ribbons, so we'll make our way over there.

0:28:230:28:26

Everyone is getting in place.

0:28:260:28:27

I'm feeling good. Are you feeling good about this?

0:28:270:28:29

Yeah, I'm very excited.

0:28:290:28:30

-We can do this, can't we?

-Yeah, definitely.

0:28:300:28:32

Let's see if we can smash more than £800.

0:28:320:28:34

Word has obviously spread.

0:28:360:28:37

We've got a great crowd gathered and grandson Jamie

0:28:370:28:40

wouldn't have missed this big day.

0:28:400:28:42

-ALL:

-Five, four, three, two, one.

0:28:440:28:49

Let's go. CHEERING

0:28:490:28:51

How fabulous is that?

0:29:080:29:09

This is the community coming together.

0:29:090:29:10

This is what it's all about -

0:29:100:29:12

people having fun in their own neighbourhood.

0:29:120:29:14

It's just brilliant.

0:29:150:29:17

We've got some great stuff on these stalls.

0:29:170:29:19

Let's start selling.

0:29:190:29:21

I think you should buy it now.

0:29:220:29:23

-Good storage for wool.

-For wool, perfect.

0:29:230:29:26

Yarn, knitting needles.

0:29:260:29:28

£2? Yes.

0:29:280:29:30

£2. Thank you very much.

0:29:300:29:33

'This community has shown amazing generously to help us throw a party,

0:29:330:29:38

'but turns out Ivor has donated his wife's favourite vase by mistake.

0:29:380:29:42

'Luckily, they've found it.'

0:29:420:29:44

-And now you've bought that back.

-Yeah.

-Oh, I'm really sorry.

0:29:440:29:47

-But it's all for a good cause.

-Yeah, we bought it back.

0:29:470:29:49

And it's lovely to meet you.

0:29:490:29:51

-And now we put a face to the whole picture.

-Exactly.

0:29:510:29:53

-Thank you very much.

-Enjoy the day, won't you?

-We will.

0:29:530:29:55

Thanks very much.

0:29:550:29:57

'Chris and Lynn are here, thank goodness.

0:29:570:29:59

'Time for me to go into acting mode again.'

0:29:590:30:01

Hello.

0:30:020:30:04

I remember now.

0:30:040:30:05

Did we go into an outside cellar?

0:30:050:30:09

-Yes, we were in the cellar. Yes.

-You got stuck.

0:30:090:30:12

I got stuck.

0:30:120:30:13

'I think our secret is safe.

0:30:160:30:18

'But while everyone is enjoying the entertainment,

0:30:180:30:20

'I'm going to check in with Sharon and her family.'

0:30:200:30:25

Thank you!

0:30:250:30:26

-How are you all feeling?

-Nervous and excited.

0:30:270:30:31

Same here.

0:30:310:30:32

Same here. Do you think we'll have tears from Dad at the end?

0:30:340:30:37

Absolutely. I guarantee there will be.

0:30:370:30:40

She will look at you, won't she? And she will go,

0:30:400:30:43

"Yeah, I knew it."

0:30:430:30:45

Do you know that? She will, won't she?

0:30:450:30:47

-Yeah.

-Yeah, Mum will probably be calm...

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..pleased. Dad will be very emotional.

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He knows his grandad well.

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I know he does. Yes, yes.

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Well, I'll see you a little bit later on after the auction, OK?

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But I've got work to do, more money to find.

0:31:020:31:05

Take care.

0:31:050:31:06

That's two for £1, wow!

0:31:090:31:11

Thank you. Thank you very much.

0:31:110:31:14

-How much for this?

-Oh, I would say £1.

0:31:140:31:16

-Thank you so much.

-Thank you.

0:31:160:31:18

The refreshment stalls are doing a roaring trade.

0:31:180:31:21

Purse is out, purse is out. You going to buy anything else?

0:31:210:31:24

I think we'll have a go on some of the stalls.

0:31:240:31:26

Now, that's smelling really good.

0:31:260:31:29

'Welcome to the Great British Crepe Off.'

0:31:290:31:31

LAUGHTER Turn it over.

0:31:350:31:38

I think we'll be giving that one away.

0:31:380:31:39

'Trust me, it tastes better than it looks.'

0:31:390:31:42

Well, Chris was an ex-fireman

0:31:490:31:51

so it's wonderful that the Nailsea Fire Brigade have turned up.

0:31:510:31:54

-Hi, guys.

-Hi, all right?

-Oh, look at that.

0:31:540:31:56

-You've been busy.

-We've been taking donations to have a go on the hose.

0:31:560:31:59

Well, so far, Chris hasn't twigged, so that's good.

0:31:590:32:02

-Do you know him?

-I don't personally know Chris,

0:32:020:32:04

but he retired before I joined. But there's loads down our station

0:32:040:32:07

who knew him say what a great bloke he was.

0:32:070:32:09

Meanwhile, bric-a-brac is flying off the stalls.

0:32:090:32:11

But don't forget, we sent a few items off to a saleroom auction.

0:32:110:32:16

Our auctioneer is Marc Burridge.

0:32:160:32:19

Yours, sir.

0:32:190:32:20

And some of Lynn's family have come along to watch the sale.

0:32:200:32:24

First up, it's Chris and Lynn's old chest,

0:32:240:32:26

which they didn't realise they were donating to their own cause.

0:32:260:32:30

We have this Victorian painted pine carpenter's tool chest there.

0:32:300:32:36

What can we say to start me?

0:32:360:32:38

40 I have, thank you. And five. At the back.

0:32:380:32:41

And 50. Now five.

0:32:410:32:43

Go on. 55.

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At £55, the back of the room.

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Selling on 55, then.

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And there's a good result for the tilt top table.

0:32:500:32:53

Selling at £30, then.

0:32:530:32:56

I've got high hopes for Len's walking stick.

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Its estimate is £20-£30.

0:32:580:33:01

30 in the corner. Thank you.

0:33:010:33:03

32. 32.

0:33:030:33:05

32, 35.

0:33:050:33:07

35, 38. Look at me, sir, not her.

0:33:070:33:09

-THEY LAUGH

-I know she's prettier.

0:33:090:33:12

And 40. 45. 45.

0:33:120:33:15

Thank you. Eight. And 50.

0:33:150:33:17

Nice round figure. £50, then.

0:33:170:33:19

Now, five. And 60.

0:33:190:33:21

And five. £60 the lady has bid in the corner.

0:33:210:33:25

Selling at £60, then.

0:33:250:33:27

Thank you, madam.

0:33:270:33:28

Double its top estimate.

0:33:280:33:30

We also sold the cameras...

0:33:300:33:32

Selling at £30, then.

0:33:320:33:34

..the Queen Anne-style chair...

0:33:340:33:35

Selling on the 20.

0:33:350:33:37

..and the stamps and medallions.

0:33:370:33:39

Near the door there at 50.

0:33:390:33:42

Finally, it's my favourite find of the rummage day -

0:33:420:33:45

the Picquot Ware tea set.

0:33:450:33:47

£55 in the room.

0:33:470:33:48

In front of me. 60 bid.

0:33:480:33:50

And five. And 70.

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At £70, then.

0:33:520:33:54

Altogether, our lots raised £375 in the saleroom, which is amazing.

0:33:540:34:00

Back on the street, it's nearly my turn on the rostrum,

0:34:020:34:05

so it's time for one final push.

0:34:050:34:08

There's ten more minutes before the auction starts,

0:34:080:34:11

so everything that is for sale on all of the stalls

0:34:110:34:15

is now for sale for £1.

0:34:150:34:18

Do you want to buy it for £1?

0:34:200:34:22

Do you know what? I think I might be tempted.

0:34:220:34:24

I had one of these as a little girl.

0:34:270:34:29

-It's exactly the same.

-Is it?

0:34:290:34:31

-It's not mine, is it?

-THEY LAUGH

0:34:310:34:34

We're finished on our stall.

0:34:340:34:35

Everything has gone.

0:34:350:34:38

And another bike gone.

0:34:380:34:40

But are we on target to make £800?

0:34:400:34:43

We've counted up the cash on the stalls and we've made over £500.

0:34:430:34:48

Added to the money from the saleroom,

0:34:480:34:50

that means we've reached the magic target already.

0:34:500:34:53

So I've given myself a new goal.

0:34:530:34:55

Anything more I can raise on the rostrum will go straight

0:34:550:34:58

to the drop-in centre, so close to Chris and Lynn's heart.

0:34:580:35:02

First up, Len's walking stick.

0:35:020:35:04

Who's going to start me off with a bid of £15?

0:35:050:35:08

Thank you. 20 anywhere?

0:35:080:35:09

I have a maiden bid of 15.

0:35:090:35:11

I'm looking for £20 now.

0:35:110:35:13

Surely £20.

0:35:130:35:14

£16?

0:35:140:35:16

OK. I'm selling at £15.

0:35:160:35:18

It's going once, twice, fair warning.

0:35:180:35:20

Sold, £15.

0:35:200:35:22

'Next, let's find Daphne's flatbacks a new home.'

0:35:250:35:29

Who's going to start me off with a bid of £25?

0:35:290:35:31

Thank you, straight in, 25.

0:35:310:35:33

30 anywhere? £30.

0:35:330:35:35

£30 anywhere? Surely.

0:35:350:35:36

Thank you at the back there.

0:35:360:35:38

30. You are now in.

0:35:380:35:39

It's against you, madam, down on the front row.

0:35:390:35:41

Can I take 35?

0:35:410:35:43

Thank you, yes, yes.

0:35:430:35:44

Now I've got your attention. 35.

0:35:440:35:47

40 at the back.

0:35:470:35:48

Yes, thank you. £40. 45.

0:35:480:35:51

It's against you, sir. 15, no, you are nodding.

0:35:510:35:53

£45. I have a bid of 45.

0:35:530:35:55

And I'm selling at £45.

0:35:550:35:57

It's going once, twice, sold, thank you.

0:35:570:36:00

'Now the biscuit barrel I took from the bric-a-brac stall.'

0:36:000:36:03

Doggy will love it.

0:36:030:36:05

So, who's going to give me a bid of £5?

0:36:050:36:07

Come on, animal lovers. Thank you, £5, straight in.

0:36:070:36:10

£6 anywhere else?

0:36:100:36:11

£6. Thank you. Six, it's against you, madam.

0:36:110:36:13

I've got six here. I'm looking for £7 now.

0:36:130:36:16

Thank you, £7 is with me.

0:36:160:36:18

£7, I have a bid of seven.

0:36:180:36:19

Can I take eight anywhere?

0:36:190:36:21

I'm selling at £7.

0:36:210:36:22

It's going once... Oh, yes, there's a bid of £8.

0:36:220:36:24

Thank you very much.

0:36:240:36:25

Shout out if I can't see you.

0:36:250:36:27

I've got a bid of £8.

0:36:270:36:28

It's now against you. Nine, £9, it's against you.

0:36:280:36:31

Can I take ten? Ten, thank you, £10.

0:36:310:36:34

You are out. OK, I'm selling at £11.

0:36:340:36:36

Oh, thank you, £12.

0:36:360:36:37

Yes, waving his hand up in the air.

0:36:370:36:40

Can I take 15?

0:36:400:36:41

Thank you. £15, it's against you, sir.

0:36:410:36:43

Are you in or out?

0:36:430:36:44

You are in. You are in.

0:36:460:36:48

£16. £16. 17.

0:36:480:36:51

18? 18.

0:36:510:36:53

£18. No, he's out. £17,

0:36:530:36:55

and I'm selling at 17.

0:36:550:36:56

It's going once, twice, sold.

0:36:560:36:59

Thank you. £17.

0:36:590:37:01

'Next - the cat gym.'

0:37:010:37:03

Thank you. £5 under the tree.

0:37:030:37:05

Any further advances on £5?

0:37:050:37:07

Six anywhere? Six? Thank you, £6 now.

0:37:070:37:09

Still under the tree. £7.

0:37:090:37:11

Can I take seven? I'm with you at seven.

0:37:110:37:13

Thank you, seven down on the front row.

0:37:130:37:15

£7 is with me now and I'm selling at seven.

0:37:150:37:17

£8. Thank you. Eight. Do I see nine?

0:37:170:37:19

Nine. £10, 11.

0:37:190:37:21

11. It's against you, madam.

0:37:210:37:22

I've got £11.

0:37:220:37:24

Can I take 12? 12.

0:37:240:37:25

Can I take 15? 15 might seal the deal.

0:37:250:37:28

Thank you. £15 is with me now.

0:37:280:37:30

You are out. £15.

0:37:300:37:31

And I'm selling once, twice, sold. Thank you, £15.

0:37:310:37:35

'Sold to Jason,

0:37:350:37:36

'who just happens to be Chris and Lynn's son.

0:37:360:37:39

'Next, I've got high hopes for Irina's upcycling.'

0:37:390:37:42

So, who's going to start me off with a bid of £20?

0:37:420:37:45

Thank you. Two or three hands.

0:37:450:37:47

I'll take 20. I'll take 25.

0:37:470:37:49

£25 now.

0:37:490:37:50

30. Are you in for 30?

0:37:500:37:52

£30. Go on, yes.

0:37:520:37:53

30, thank you. I've got a bid of 30, it's against you, madam.

0:37:530:37:56

35. The hand is still up.

0:37:560:37:58

You are out, you are in.

0:37:580:37:59

£35 is with me.

0:37:590:38:01

40 by the tree. Thank you.

0:38:010:38:02

£40 underneath the tree.

0:38:020:38:04

You're sheltering from the rain.

0:38:040:38:05

I've got £45 now.

0:38:050:38:07

One more? 41.

0:38:070:38:09

41? Yes.

0:38:090:38:10

£41 is with me.

0:38:100:38:12

42.

0:38:120:38:13

£42 now.

0:38:130:38:14

Thank you. 43. 44. 44.

0:38:140:38:17

Thank you, don't lose it. 45.

0:38:170:38:19

£45 is with me.

0:38:190:38:21

Any further advances on 45?

0:38:210:38:23

46. £46.

0:38:230:38:25

You are out. Thank you so much for being the underbidder.

0:38:250:38:27

Everyone loves an underbidder.

0:38:270:38:29

And I'm selling at £46.

0:38:290:38:30

It's going once, twice, sold. Thank you.

0:38:300:38:33

'And our final lot, donated by a local company,

0:38:360:38:39

'is a brand-new laptop.'

0:38:390:38:41

So who's going to start me off with a bid of £50?

0:38:410:38:43

Surely. Yes, straight in.

0:38:430:38:44

50. 80 anywhere?

0:38:440:38:46

80 anywhere? I'm looking for 80.

0:38:460:38:48

Thank you, 80. 100. 100 now.

0:38:480:38:50

It's against you, madam. I've got £100.

0:38:500:38:53

100 and..?

0:38:530:38:54

-30.

-30. 130, can I make that 150?

0:38:540:38:57

£150.

0:38:570:38:59

Any further advances? 200, thank you.

0:38:590:39:01

£200. That's more like it.

0:39:010:39:03

Make no mistake, I'm selling, fair warning.

0:39:030:39:05

It's going once, twice, sold.

0:39:050:39:08

Thank you very much.

0:39:080:39:09

And thank you so much.

0:39:090:39:11

'It's a great result,

0:39:110:39:13

'but just how much have we raised for this amazing cause?'

0:39:130:39:17

Initially we set out to raise £800 here today.

0:39:170:39:21

Well, I can tell you, with your help...

0:39:210:39:23

..we have raised £1,564.

0:39:240:39:29

So thank you very much, Nailsea.

0:39:290:39:32

You really have done it.

0:39:320:39:34

You really have.

0:39:340:39:35

'It's time to come clean.'

0:39:350:39:38

Now, we have been raising money for a very,

0:39:380:39:41

very special couple who've worked

0:39:410:39:43

tirelessly and selfishly for other people.

0:39:430:39:46

They just do not stop working.

0:39:460:39:49

They want to help other people, they don't ask for anything in return.

0:39:490:39:53

So, you probably have guessed who it's for.

0:39:530:39:57

They still don't know,

0:39:570:39:58

they think we're here to raise money for a community project,

0:39:580:40:01

but we are not, because...

0:40:010:40:03

..Chris and Lynn Baker, we are here for you.

0:40:040:40:07

Come here, my darling. All of this...

0:40:070:40:10

Come and sit next to your husband.

0:40:100:40:11

Come and sit down. All of this

0:40:110:40:14

is for you two.

0:40:140:40:16

We are here - friends, family, neighbours, loved ones...

0:40:160:40:20

..to say a very, very big...

0:40:260:40:29

..thank you. That's what this is all about.

0:40:300:40:32

A big, big thank you.

0:40:320:40:34

You are everybody's champion.

0:40:340:40:36

You've changed a lot of people's lives.

0:40:360:40:38

You've helped them move on, you really have.

0:40:380:40:40

The secret is out now and he's loving it.

0:40:400:40:43

We've raised an awful lot of money.

0:40:440:40:46

Initially we wanted £800.

0:40:460:40:47

With that £800, we are sending you off,

0:40:470:40:50

because we know you love your gardening, to the Eden Project -

0:40:500:40:54

OK? - for an all-expenses-paid luxury trip in a hotel.

0:40:540:40:58

Down to Cornwall to get some inspiration from the Eden Project.

0:40:580:41:02

You would like that, wouldn't you?

0:41:020:41:04

Lovely, yeah. Wonderful.

0:41:040:41:06

'And I've got another surprise for them.

0:41:080:41:10

'Something for the football team Chris used to coach.'

0:41:100:41:14

Read this out.

0:41:140:41:16

Cos we know you love your football.

0:41:160:41:17

"Chris Baker Fair Play Award."

0:41:170:41:20

This is the Chris Baker Fair Play Award, because we know Chris

0:41:200:41:23

loves his football. So this is going to an outstanding player every year,

0:41:230:41:27

so your name will live on, OK?

0:41:270:41:29

-Thank you.

-Oh, that's all right.

0:41:310:41:32

You'll make me cry now.

0:41:320:41:34

We kept it a secret.

0:41:350:41:36

I'd like to thank everybody, everybody here and nobody told me,

0:41:360:41:42

nobody let out. Especially my mate who was here just now. He's gone.

0:41:420:41:46

I don't know where he's gone.

0:41:460:41:48

But if it wasn't for this lady here, who has pushed me...

0:41:480:41:53

I didn't need to push you. I didn't push you at all.

0:41:530:41:55

I don't know.

0:41:550:41:57

That's all I can say.

0:41:570:41:59

-Look, what you've been through...

-It's a brilliant day.

0:41:590:42:01

What you've been through in your life, you are an inspiration

0:42:010:42:04

to everybody, you really are.

0:42:040:42:06

-You really are.

-Thank you.

-So thank you very much.

0:42:060:42:08

And you are a true champion,

0:42:080:42:09

so I think three cheers for Chris and Lynn.

0:42:090:42:12

-Three cheers, hip-hip... ALL:

-Hooray!

0:42:120:42:14

-Hip-hip... ALL:

-Hooray!

0:42:140:42:16

-Hip-hip... ALL:

-Hooray!

0:42:160:42:18

There you are. Enjoy the rest of the street party.

0:42:180:42:20

This is all about you, this is your day. Just enjoy it.

0:42:200:42:23

It's fantastic.

0:42:290:42:30

I think we all did a really good job. They didn't have a clue.

0:42:300:42:33

And they think it's just worked out fab.

0:42:330:42:36

Couldn't have been better, could it?

0:42:360:42:38

The whole day has been absolutely wonderful.

0:42:380:42:41

They are completely shocked, completely surprised,

0:42:410:42:45

really proud, really proud of everything they've done.

0:42:450:42:48

I hope you've enjoyed the show.

0:42:490:42:50

Keep watching because hopefully we are in a street near you soon,

0:42:500:42:53

and this auction could be about you.

0:42:530:42:56

Goodbye.

0:42:560:42:57

Chris and Lynn spent a luxurious few days in Cornwall

0:42:580:43:02

and enjoyed a VIP tour of the amazing Eden Project.

0:43:020:43:06

And it's given them lots of inspiration for their garden.

0:43:060:43:10

Neighbours turn out to surprise a Somerset couple who have used their own experience of disability to help others. Presenters Paul Martin and Irina Aggrey collect donated items to sell at a street auction on their doorstep.