The transformation from pitching a tent at a rugby club to pitching up at 50 Backpacks

From camping in a tent to living under a roof, better times are back for one young resident thanks to 50 Backpacks Vision.

PUBLISHED: 18:08 29 June 2020

Daniel Mason

Peter was left with no option but to pitch a tent at Wisbech Rugby Club after splitting up with his partner. - Picture: WikiMedia/Geograph/For Reuse

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Peter was left with no option but to pitch a tent at Wisbech Rugby Club after splitting up with his...
source: Wisbech Standard

2020-06-29 20:26
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