Mystery donors gift scouts £2,500

10:51 13 March 2014

Sidmouth Scouts, their leaders, parents, councillors and members of the Rotary Club of Sidmouth are pictured in 2013 at the scout field on Salcombe Hill. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shs 7039-21-13SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on MyPhotos24.

Sidmouth Scouts, their leaders, parents, councillors and members of the Rotary Club of Sidmouth are pictured in 2013 at the scout field on Salcombe Hill. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shs 7039-21-13SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on MyPhotos24.

Archant

A COUPLE of anonymous donations have boosted a campaign to land the 1st Sid Vale Scouts a new home by more than £2,500.

The cause received unexpected cheques in the same week.

“The money has been given specifically towards the new building project at the Salcombe Recreation Field,” said group chairman Gareth Hughes.

“One amount for was £100 and a second for just under £2,500. Both donations have been given anonymously and everyone in our group is very grateful for the generosity and financial support.

“The leaders and our volunteers will continue to raise the funds needed through their own efforts and the next event is a jumble sale tomorrow (Saturday, March 8) at St Francis Church Hall at 10 am.”

Anyone who would like to know more about the scouts’ fundraising plans for the new HQ can contact Gareth on 01395 515552.

Donations can be sent to treasurer Denese Molyneux at Goodrich House, Cheese Lane, Sidmouth EX10 8RA, or online at https://mydonate.bt.com - searching for Ist Sid Vale Scout Group.

0 comments

Other News Stories

Yesterday, 12:34

Crews from Sidmouth were called to reports of a property fire in the town this morning (Thursday).

Read more
Yesterday, 12:00

Paramedics are treating a casualty at the scene in Gold Street

Read more
Wed, 16:37
Sidmouth Lifeboat

Sidmouth Lifeboat launched this afternoon (Wednesday) following concerns for the safety of two adults and five children.

Read more
Wed, 11:48

Gypsies are being blocked from occupying land that adjoins East Devon’s Pebblebed Heaths in an ‘unprecedented’ move to protect the environmentally sensitive area.

Read more
Wed, 10:45
The murals at Sidmouth swimming pool car park. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref shs 5931-09-14AW

A full complement of murals depicting life in our seaside resort is in place thanks to the hard work of Sidmouth College artists.

Read more
Wed, 09:25

Police are carrying out enquiries following a vehicle blaze in the early hours of this morning.

Read more
Wed, 06:55
John Vinnicombe with his son Mark on their farmland near Ottery St Mary. Ref sho 4774-30-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

A farmer is warning people to be aware of potential dangers on public footpaths after he said a runner caused his cattle to stampede.

Read more
Tue, 15:55
Chris Tucker with the sign for The Mermaid Bar

Forgetting any mythical connotations, mention of The Mermaid evokes one thing for a certain generation – flares, groovy tunes and the most happening place in town.

Read more
Tue, 11:06
an overflowing rubbish bin at Newton Poppleford playing fields. Ref shs 3132-29-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

A volunteer who helped secure funding for Newton Poppleford’s play park says parents have a ‘social and moral responsibility’ to clear-up their rubbish.

Read more
Graham Liverton has been a Sidmouth town councillor for 30 years

Sidmouth’s longest-serving town councillor has resigned after 30 years’ service because he found it ‘impossible’ to deal with colleagues who ‘publicly humiliated’ his wife.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 16°C

min temp: 10°C

Most Read News

Great British Life


Great British Life

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Sidmouth Herald e-edition today E-edition


Devon's trusted business finder