Firefighters raise a cool £700

PUBLISHED: 15:16 14 June 2013 | UPDATED: 15:16 14 June 2013

Axminster firefighters crew manager Pete Beviss at Tesco car park for their annual car wash. Photo by Terry Ife ref mha 3356-24-13TI To order your copy of this photograph go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Axminster firefighters crew manager Pete Beviss at Tesco car park for their annual car wash. Photo by Terry Ife ref mha 3356-24-13TI To order your copy of this photograph go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

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Axminster crew boosts charity funds with a car wash outside Tesco

Firefighters at Axminster got busy with their buckets – and raised a cool £700 for charity.

They were outside Tesco supermarket offering to wash people’s cars in return for a donation.

A steady stream of customers ensured the crew easily beat last year’s total of £462.

The bulk will go to the firefighters charity, with £100 donation to Tesco’s cause of the year – Diabetes UK.

A spokesmen said: “We want to thank both Kath Rabjohns, Tesco’s community champion, and all the other staff at the store for not only the use of their car park but for providing us with a constant supply of refreshments in the hot weather.

“We also thank the public for all their kind donations towards these charities.”

Crew memebrs taking part were Pete Bevis, Ian Turner, Karl Moore, Luke Garret, Scott Clarke, Mike Beviss, Phil Garret, Jade Tregal, Steve Mcauley and Jason Hill.


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