Jiving for the Jungle raises £1,200 for Calais refugees in Lyme Regis

PUBLISHED: 15:00 15 October 2016 | UPDATED: 09:25 18 October 2016

Guests at the Jiving for the Jungle party in Lyme Town Mill

Guests at the Jiving for the Jungle party in Lyme Town Mill


A ‘Jiving for the Jungle’ evening at Lyme Town Mill raised £1,200 for refugees in Calais.

Added to money raised from two street collections and other donations, it brought the total to around £3,500.

Organiser Lucy Campbell, who is one of a group currently helping the refugees in Calais, said she felt ‘really overwhelmed’, saying people had been very generous and shown that they really do care.

The event cost £5 to attend and involved a free glass of fizz and entertainment by local musicians.

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