Honiton youngsters make mobiles for Millions Hands Month

PUBLISHED: 12:51 23 October 2017 | UPDATED: 12:51 23 October 2017

Heather Penwarden with the Leonard Beavers.

Heather Penwarden with the Leonard Beavers.

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Heather Penwarden, who runs Honiton Memory Café, collected the mobiles which were made from coffee cup lids decorated with bright stickers, ribbons and bells.

Youngsters from Honiton Leonard Beavers created some colourful mobiles as part of the troop’s Million Hands Month activities.

Heather Penwarden, who runs Honiton Memory Café, collected the mobiles which were made from coffee cup lids decorated with bright stickers, ribbons and bells.

The Jose Beavers had also potted up tulip bulbs which had a butterfly sticker put on the front of the pot and then put into a cellophane bag.

Heather is going to hand them out at the Memory Café’s annual general meeting.

Helen Turner, who leads 1st Honiton Scouts, said: “The Cub Packs had also done some activities on their section meeting nights to raise awareness of Dementia, and get their Million Hands writstbands.”

Youngsters from Honiton’s scouting group have been regular supporters of the Million Hands Dementia Project.

The project sees hundreds of scouting groups from across the UK join forces and raise awareness of national issues - with the Honiton group choosing dementia.

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