Sidmouth line dance raises �132 for community centre

FUNDRAISING residents in Woolbrook, Sidmouth, saw a line dance last weekend raise �132 in their bid to furnish a long-awaited community facility.

More than 50 people enjoyed the fun in St Francis Hall next Friday, organised by the Stowford Community Centre Association.

“It was a great evening, we plan to do lots more,” said seventy-year-old fundraising co-ordinator Jan Jones.

Estelle provided the music as revellers danced the night away. A bingo event in the venue last month raised �70 for the cause.

With building work set to start on the long-awaited Stowford Community Centre, nearby householders have stepped up efforts they hope will see the hub kitted out with equipment ranging from cookers to curtains.

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The association, made up of residents and councillors, needs to raise more than �20,000 by April 2011 to ensure it is properly furnished.

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