Lions help fund footballers’ French trip

10:26 24 January 2014

Pictured at the cheque presentation are (left to right) Jack Harwood, Seaton Town Youth Football Club, George Mabon, Lions Club president, Tony Bartlett and Will Campbell - Seaton Town Youth Football Club. Photo by Ian Barradale.

Pictured at the cheque presentation are (left to right) Jack Harwood, Seaton Town Youth Football Club, George Mabon, Lions Club president, Tony Bartlett and Will Campbell - Seaton Town Youth Football Club. Photo by Ian Barradale.

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Seaton Town Youth Football Club receives £500 to help finance its visit to Thury Harcourt

Seaton and District Lions Club has given £500 to the town’s youth football club to help them fund a trip to France.

This Whitsun weekend two of the rersort’s youth teams will be travelling to Seaton’s twinned town of Thury-Harcourt, to take on the young French soccer players.

Seaton Town Youth Football Club hope it will enhance relations between the two communities.

The party of about 30 youngsters, aged 12-14, will be led by Tony Bartlett, manager of the under-14 team and Jamie McCabe, manager of our under-12 team. Some parents of the youngsters will accompany the party.

The cost of the trip is around £4,000 so the Lions were delighted to be able to assist them with a cheque towards this.

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