Sidmouth Carnival profit share-out

PUBLISHED: 12:34 29 November 2011

Carnival night at the Balfour, Sidmouth. Picture submitted. Ref shs 5040 Carnival

Carnival night at the Balfour, Sidmouth. Picture submitted. Ref shs 5040 Carnival

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Three Sidmouth organisations benefit from town’s carnival procession profits

THREE £100 cheques have been presented to Sidmouth organisations by members of Sidmouth Carnival Committee.

The committee held a presentation evening at The Balfour recently, to hand over the proceeds from this year’s procession.

Carnival queen, Rosie Davis-Stokes, handed over one £100 cheque to Trevor Fogwill of St John Ambulance, while her princess, Jasmine Doorman, presented another to Matt Baker of Sidmouth Fire Station. A third went to Sidmouth Lifeboat.

Rosie had a dual role on the night as she plays with the town’s steel band, Steel Force, which provided music on the night.

Carnival chairman, Terry Clarke, said: “The committee attended and locals from the pub joined in.

“I am very pleased with the carnival profit, it was a very successful night.”

Terry is currently hoping for more volunteer to help with organising 2012’s procession and planning fundraising events.

Anyone interested in finding out what is involved can contact him on (01395) 568815.

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