Over 50s club supports police cadets with generous donation

PUBLISHED: 11:10 03 July 2009 | UPDATED: 23:47 15 June 2010

Generous donation to police cadets in Seaton.

Generous donation to police cadets in Seaton.

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Margaret Walsh, chairman of Seaton Over 50s Activities Club, presents a cheque for £205 to PCSO Chris Bolsover, of the Seaton Neighbourhood Beat Team.

Margaret Walsh, chairman of Seaton Over 50s Activities Club, presents a cheque for £205 to PCSO Chris Bolsover, of the Seaton Neighbourhood Beat Team.He accepted the donation on behalf of the Axe Valley Community Police Cadets, many of whom are also pictured. Other members of the Over 50s Activities Club pictured are Ted Allen (Deputy Chair), David Field (secretary) and Bob Stephens (treasurer), who all stayed on after the presentation to watch the cadets put through their paces.PCSO Bolsover said: "It is great to see the Over 50s Activities Club recognising the value of youth in Seaton and the surrounding area, and the contribution they can make to the community by giving such a generous donation. "The club approached us about raising money for us and then did so at their annual bazaar, a gesture that is very much appreciated by all of us involved in the cadets." Sgt Gary Phillips added: "The cadets are a great bunch of young people from diverse family backgrounds - they all appear really enthusiastic about being cadets and can't wait to get out into the community assisting in projects and tackling our neighbourhood PACT priorities."We are still accepting applicants, so if there are any young people between the ages of 13 and 16 in the catchment area who are interested in joining, please contact Seaton Police Station on (01297) 626740 or visit our website at http://neighbourhoodpolicing.devon-cornwall.police.uk/

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