Scouts fete raises £1,500

17:00 23 July 2014

Alex Hammond and Jack Goodman ran the play your cards right stall at the Sidmouth Scouts fete. Photo by Terry Ife. Ref shs 2841-29-14TI To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Alex Hammond and Jack Goodman ran the play your cards right stall at the Sidmouth Scouts fete. Photo by Terry Ife. Ref shs 2841-29-14TI To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

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THE 1st Sid Vale Scout Group’s annual fete on Sunday raised around £1,500 for the cause.

Stalls, entertainment and games such as ‘hoopla’, a coconut shy, and ‘hook-a-duck’ were all plentiful at The Ham – with festivities boosted by the hot weather.

Sidmouth College principal Kenny Duncan kicked off the event with the firing of a cannon - as this year’s fun had a pirate theme.

Scouts chairman Gareth Hughes said: “It was a success and very upbeat with about £1,500 raised.”

The proceeds will help fund everyday scout operations.

Gareth expressed his gratitude to all the people who helped make the event a success. Postman Barry Morton, Sidmouth’s Citizen of the Year award’, was up at 5am to help set up the event.

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