Ottery and West Hill dig deep for Typhoon victims

Rotarians Roger Hutchings and Nick Agg-Manning collecting at Sainsbury's in Ottery St Mary

Rotarians Roger Hutchings and Nick Agg-Manning collecting at Sainsbury's in Ottery St Mary - Credit: Archant

Fundraising efforts from the Rotary and Inner Wheel Clubs of Otter Valley raised £1,977 for people affected by Typhoon Haiyan.

The cash will go towards four boxes from Cornwall-based charity ShelterBox, which contain essential survival items including a tent for 10 people, tools and water purification equipment.

Jim Cobley, president of the Rotary Club of Otter Valley, said: “The response by those living in West Hill and Ottery St Mary has been overwhelming.”