Tribute to Honiton taxi driver

FRIENDS and colleagues of a former Honiton taxi driver paid tribute to him at the weekend – by staging a fund-raising slot racing event.

FRIENDS and colleagues of a former Honiton taxi driver paid tribute to him at the weekend - by staging a fund-raising slot racing event.

Dave Picknell, who worked for Sparky's taxi firm, died last April.

He was a slot racing enthusiast and a former committee member of Honiton St John Ambulance.

So, it was fitting that the event was staged in the St John Hall.


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Participants travelled from as far afield as London and Wales to pay tribute to Mr Picknell.

Organisers reported on Monday that the event raised �150 for good causes.

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Trophies were donated by Sparky's and donations will be split between two charities, chosen by Mr Picknell's widow, Christine, and son Nick?- Devon Air Ambulance Trust and Honiton St John Ambulance.

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