A PUB and Indian restaurant in West Reading have donated a whole day's profits to a local school looking to buy an outdoor classroom.

The Hatch Gate Inn and Burghfield Spices, both Trading from the same building near Burghfield Common, Calcot, donated the profit made on Sunday, May 9, to Burghfield St Mary's School, Burghfield.

This came to £1,195 in total - This was however raised to £2,000 by the restaurant owner himself.

ALSO READ: First look at overhaul of flats plagued with 'rats the size of cats'

This total was then matched by the Greenham Trust, a local organisation supporting charity causes, to make a £4000 overall donation to the school.

A spokesman for Burghfield Spices said: "One of the most important and special things about living in our village is how we come together to support each other as one community.

"As we announced last week, The Hatch Gate and Burghfield Spices would donate all profits on Sunday to Burghfield St. Mary's School fund for their new lodge and exploratory centre and we've had a brilliant day serving you all.

Pic: The hatch Gate & Burghfield Spices

Pic: The hatch Gate & Burghfield Spices

"We are humbled and grateful for all of your support.

"With your additional custom today we are delighted to announce that £1195 profit has been declared, however Mashiur Rahman Buddy (Owner) himself has generously decided to personally raise this to an amazing £2000 on his own!

"But it doesn't stop there - The Greenham Trust have furthermore agreed to match this pound for pound as it will be donated through their Good Exchange platform.

ALSO READ: Boy, 10, rushed to hospital with broken leg, arm and bruised lung after being hit by minibus

"So, that's an absolutely incredible £4000 raised for our village school in a single day!

"The entire team are as always very grateful for your custom and look forward to seeing each of you very soon.

"Don't forget to book for inside dining once again from the 17th May onwards."