Sidmouth youngsters get creative over summer holidays to raise money for charities

PUBLISHED: 07:00 19 August 2018

The youngsters made up their own gymnastics show to raise money for Devon Air Ambulance Trust. Picture: Clarissa Place

The youngsters made up their own gymnastics show to raise money for Devon Air Ambulance Trust. Picture: Clarissa Place

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Generous youngsters have spent their summer holidays raising money for a pair of charities.

Lois and Edie McGowan raised nearly £29 with their friend Esme by making smoothies. Picture: ContributedLois and Edie McGowan raised nearly £29 with their friend Esme by making smoothies. Picture: Contributed

Sisters Edie and Lois McGowan were busy making fruity treats in Newton Poppleford last Tuesday (August 7) in aid of Cancer Research UK.

The duo along with friend Esme Jolly raised nearly £29 selling to builders and contractors working on the development at King Alfred Way.

Also doing their bit were friends Beryl and Molly Rosevear, Chloe and Jamie Gratton and Molly and Grace Clarke who joined forces to raise £12.50 for Devon Air Ambulance.

The group worked together to create a gymnastics routine too, during FolkWeek.

The youngsters made up their own gymnastics show to raise money for Devon Air Ambulance Trust. Picture: Clarissa PlaceThe youngsters made up their own gymnastics show to raise money for Devon Air Ambulance Trust. Picture: Clarissa Place

Grace, 11, recommended they supported Devon Air Ambulance as she had been on the beach when the charity’s helicopter landed as part of a rescue operation at the end of July.

Her mum Jane said: “It was only a few pounds, but every little helps.”

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