West Hill RBL raise the roof

PUBLISHED: 15:00 23 September 2013

Members from West Hill Royal British Legion celebrate as the new roof is completed. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref sho 1919-38-13AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

Members from West Hill Royal British Legion celebrate as the new roof is completed. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref sho 1919-38-13AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

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MEMBERS of the West Hill Royal British Legion have been celebrating their eye-catching new roof after raising more than £25,000 for the work.

The club set about a fundraising campaign at the start of this year after the previous roof had come to the end of its life and managed to raise an impressive £16,000 through local efforts and donations.

The club also received £10,000 from the National Lottery, and chairman Dave Underwood said it had been possible thanks to a huge team effort.

He added: “Thanks to our members for their generosity, the builders who carried out the excellent work and Broad Oak Building who lent us the scaffolding for no charge.”

“And a very special thanks to the West Hill WI who donated a further £10,000 for renovation of the interior now that we have a new roof over our heads.”


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