Crazy wigs raise charity funds

PUBLISHED: 09:40 02 June 2014

Organiser of Wig Wednesday Anne Williams (back right) with friends at Temple Methodist church in Budleigh. Photo by Terry Ife. Ref exb 0264-21-14TI To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Organiser of Wig Wednesday Anne Williams (back right) with friends at Temple Methodist church in Budleigh. Photo by Terry Ife. Ref exb 0264-21-14TI To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Archant

Kind-hearted Budleigh residents have given themselves an eye-catching makeover to help raise funds for children with cancer.

A coffee morning was held at Temple Methodist Church Hall as part of CLIC Sargent’s Wear a Wig Wednesday appeal.

Scores of people turned out to enjoy a cup, browse stalls and also take part in the wig competition!

£511.24 was raised, both from the coffee morning and through collections at The Feathers Hotel, the Co-op and the Crusty Roll bakery.

Anne Williams, who organised the event with help from friends, said: “It went very well. A good time was had by all.”

Other News Stories

42 minutes ago

A social group looking to help each other exercise has been set up in Exmouth.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:16

A 42-year-old rough sleeper, who was found with a knife after a fight where an Exmouth teenager was injured, has been spared jail and ordered to sort out his alcohol problem.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:48

Plans to build 59 retirement flats in Exmouth have been opposed by town planners.

Read more
Yesterday, 07:00

Green fingered gardeners in Budleigh Salterton have been finding out what in Bloom judges thought of their entries

Read more
Mon, 19:00

Jon Wheatley and Denise James, of South West in Bloom, were taken on a three-hour tour of the town’s gardens and flower beds.

Read more
Mon, 18:08

A family-friendly ‘well-regarded’ pub in Exmouth has gone on the market ; the Country House, in Withycombe Raleigh, is up for sale.

Read more
Mon, 17:34

An Exmouth park has been targeted by vandals who sprayed ‘obscene’ graffiti over paths and play equipment

Read more
Mon, 17:09

The developer behind a proposed watersports centre on Exmouth seafront says investigative work it has carried out at the site will inform its latest plans.

Read more
Mon, 16:10

Planning guidelines for selected villages in East Devon, including Woodbury and East Budleigh, have reached a crucial stage in their planned implementation.

Read more
Mon, 15:21

Exmouth House Residential Home, in Long Causeway, has officially opened its new dementia sensory garden, after months of hard work and fundraising.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 21°C

min temp: 17°C

Most Read News

Useful Links

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


Read Online

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Local business directory

Exmouth's trusted business finder

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications