Sidmouth folk service raises cash for polio campaign

PUBLISHED: 19:24 10 August 2009 | UPDATED: 09:54 18 June 2010

LAST Sunday s FolkWeek festival service, held at Connaught Gardens by Christians Together in Sidmouth, raised £632.43 towards the Rotary Club s Polio Plus campaign.

LAST Sunday's FolkWeek festival service, held at Connaught Gardens by Christians Together in Sidmouth, raised £632.43 towards the Rotary Club's Polio Plus campaign.

Preacher at the service, attended by some 500 people, was the Reverend Canon Mark Rylands, who was named the new Bishop of Shrewsbury on Tuesday.

"This was probably his last service as a Canon, we feel very privileged to have had him there," said Mike Edgecombe from CTIS.


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