Sidmouth jumble fun nets �250 for community centre

A JUMBLE sale netted Stowford Rise Community Centre fundraisers �250 thanks to a committed community effort.

A JUMBLE sale netted Stowford Rise Community Centre fundraisers �250, thanks to a committed community effort.

Scores of people flocked to St Francis Hall in Woolbrook to bag a bargain on Saturday.

Residents and councillors all chipped in to ensure the event was a success.

“I’m very grateful to everyone, it was a good effort and all in all a great morning,” said organiser Jan Jones.

“We’re �250 closer to our target.”

Jan described generous donations of jumble as “amazing. I’d like to thank everybody that gave- they really rallied round,” she said.

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“I went inside the community centre for the first time last week and it’s looking good- its all very exciting.”

The next fundraising event in aid of the under-construction centre will be a quiz night at the Balfour Arms, Woolbrook Road, at 8pm on Thursday (April 21). Teams can register at the pub or contact Jan on (01395) 579195.