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Dance-a-thon

PUBLISHED: 13:00 09 July 2014

Staff taking part in a 12 hour dance-a-thon at Roselands Lodge for armed forces day. Photo by Terry Ife. Ref shs 1605-26-14TI To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Staff taking part in a 12 hour dance-a-thon at Roselands Lodge for armed forces day. Photo by Terry Ife. Ref shs 1605-26-14TI To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

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Staff at a Sidmouth care home danced their socks off to support British troops ahead of Armed Forces Day last Friday.

Hollie Salter-Hendry and six of her Rose Lawn colleagues lost a speaker to the wet weather but battled on for the full 12 hours of their marathon sponsored boogie.

The movers and shakers raised more than £300 for Help for Heroes from pledges, passers-by and well-wishers in passing cars.

“We all got drenched,” said Hollie. “The speaker broke but we just carried on with the stereo and whatever CDs we could get – we had so many people stopping to support us.”

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