Businesses’ kit boost for young footballers

13:48 07 November 2012

Footballers from CEDA with their new kit, supplied by the East Devon Business Initiative.

Footballers from CEDA with their new kit, supplied by the East Devon Business Initiative.

Archant

A group of East Devon businesses have put their hands in their pockets to support a local charity’s young footballers.

The East Devon Business Initiative (EDBI) – which meets weekly at Woodbury Park – arranged for a smart new kit for the youngsters, who attend CEDA – an Exeter disability support charity.

EDBI’s outgoing chairman Helen Mattacott said: “One of our members has a son who attends CEDA, and heard their young football team needed new shirts, so we were delighted to be able to help out. CEDA is a fantastic local charity and as a group of local businesspeople, we were more than happy to lend a hand.”

The charity’s sports and activities leader Howard Hoskins said: “The new shirts have provided a fantastic opportunity for the lads. It makes them all feel much more a part of the team.”

0 comments

Other News Stories

East Devon District Councillor Derek Button, who died last month after a lengthy fight with cancer.

Tributes have been paid to one of East Devon District Council’s most respected councillors.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:36

Performers in the Budleigh area are being invited to take part in a returning talent show, aiming to raise thousands of pounds for an historic church.

Read more
Mon, 09:00
Adult helping senior

A Budleigh GP has warned that town families could be forced to move their loved ones to care homes in Exeter and beyond - if a shortage of dementia care homes is not addressed.

Read more
Mon, 09:00
Michael Caines

The plans to convert Courtlands House in Lympstone into a luxury country house hotel and fine dining restaurant have been submitted to East Devon District Council (EDDC).

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 7°C

min temp: 4°C

Most Read News

Advertise in the Paper
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Competitions
Photo Orders
Family notices
iwitness24
Google Plus
Facebook
Twitter
Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition today E-edition

Exmouth's trusted business finder