Axminster police Commando Challenge team raise over �900 in a day
AXMINSTER police Commando Challenge team raised over �900 for charity from a day s collection.
AXMINSTER police Commando Challenge team raised over �900 for charity from a day's collection.
The team took it in turns to collect outside Tesco on Saturday. The money will be split between the Royal British Legion and Devon Air Ambulance Trust.
Pc Kevin Bennett said: "I'm pleasantly surprised at people's generosity. It was a very worthwhile day. Thanks to all who gave so generously."
The team hope to raise up to �2,000 after Sunday's event.
You may also want to watch:
Pc Bennett said he was looking forward to the event but hoping the weather would stay dry.
He said: "Friends and family of our group will be watching and it would be nice if it was sunny for them.
- 1 Racist graffiti daubed on The Volunteer pub in Honiton
- 2 East Devon reports rise in Covid cases
- 3 Honiton supermarket reopens bigger and better
- 4 Landscape firm wins award for work on new housing development
- 5 Closing of the rinks at Axminster Bowls
- 6 Property of the Week: Castle Hill, Seaton
- 7 Artists collaborate with council on next stage of town's art trail
- 8 Festival fishing in Torbay and Lyme Regis
- 9 Rogue builder jailed for ripping off Honiton customers
- 10 Have your say on shape of future town development
"It's a fun event. Some are keen to do it in good time, while others are happy to walk it.