Sidmouth cancer survivors raise over £1,700 with cream tea

PUBLISHED: 12:55 22 June 2017

Everyone enjoying their cream tea after a performance from East Devon Dance Academy.

Everyone enjoying their cream tea after a performance from East Devon Dance Academy.

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A pair of Sidmouth cancer survivors exceeded expectations raising well over £1,700 with a charity cream tea event.

Lynne Thorne, ????? and Lynne Maxwell.Lynne Thorne, ????? and Lynne Maxwell.

Lynne Thorne and Lynne Maxwell managed to smash their target of £1,000 by holding a fundraiser for ELF (Exeter Leukaemia Trust).

More than 150 supporters flocked to enjoy cream tea and a raffle with more than 30 prizes at the event held a couple of weeks ago at All Saints Church.

The money will be used by the charity to help care for patients at a cancer ward at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital.

Mrs Thorne said: “We were really pleased and shocked at how much we had managed to raise.

Some of the delicious treats available at the event.Some of the delicious treats available at the event.

“When I took the cheque down to the ward the staff were really surprised and shocked at how much you how much we had managed to raise from a cream tea event.”

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