Sidmouth film night raises �300 for East Devon charities
Three charities benefit from Branscombe Book Club premiere fund-raiser
THREE cheques of �100 each have been presented to East Devon charities after an evening at Sidmouth’s cinema.
Members of Branscombe Book Club and WI raised �300 at a premiere film night at the Radway Cinema on Friday, when they feasted on canap�s and wine before sitting back to enjoy The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel; based on Deborah Moggach’s book, These Foolish Things, on the day of its general release.
Sid Valley and Seaton Memory Cafes and Sid Vale and East Devon Talking Newspaper; based in Sidmouth, received �100 each from Kate Norbury, chairman of the book club, who organised the event.
Glynis Newman, president of Branscombe WI, with Kate, Hazel Fastnege and Wendy Mackie from Branscombe Book Club were at the presentation, together with Amanda from the Radway Cinema.
Thanking them for the cheque, Graham Mallaband, chairman of the talking newspaper group, said the newspaper provides a weekly news bulletin to visually impaired listeners in the area.
Anyone interested in joining its team of readers should contact Graham on 01395 512140.
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