£540 Sidmouth Lifeboat boost

PUBLISHED: 15:58 21 April 2011

CASH BOOST: (L to R) Alan Beer, Phil Berryman, Ray Hitchcock, Richard Thurlow (receiving cheque) and Chris Bolt.

CASH BOOST: (L to R) Alan Beer, Phil Berryman, Ray Hitchcock, Richard Thurlow (receiving cheque) and Chris Bolt.

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THE ex-licensee of a popular pub and restaurant handed over more than £500 to Sidmouth Lifeboat.

THE ex-licensee of a popular pub and restaurant handed over more than £500 to Sidmouth Lifeboat.

Generous patrons of the Diggers Rest in Woodbury Salterton helped raise the sterling sum as part of a weekly collection for local causes.

Former owner of the premises, Phil Berryman handed over a £540 haul that was raised in 60 weeks.

Richard Thurlow, lifeboat trustee and fundraiser, said: “We’re amazed and very happy to receive his unexpected donation.”


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