Sidmouth Rotarians hold earthquake collection

RALLYING to calls for help from the ShelterBox charity that provides aid boxes for disaster areas following last week s Indonesian earthquakes and tsunamis, Sidmouth and Sid Valley Rotary clubs will hold a street collection in Sidmouth on Saturday,

RALLYING to calls for help from the ShelterBox charity that provides aid boxes for disaster areas following last week's Indonesian earthquakes and tsunamis, Sidmouth and Sid Valley Rotary clubs will hold a street collection in Sidmouth on Saturday, October 10.

"We have made an immediate donation of �500, which will pay for one ShelterBox," said Sid Valley club president John Loveridge.

"However many more are needed following a succession of catastrophic large scale disasters have hit areas around the Pacific, leaving thousands without shelter.

"This series of unprecedented and devastating tsunamis, typhoons and earthquakes hit the region leaving entire communities in need of help.