RMA and Tesco support Diabetes UK

09:00 31 August 2014

Exmouth Tesco

Exmouth Tesco's Community Champion Karen hodges is pictured receiving a cheque for £250 on behalf of Diabetes UK (Tesco's chosen charity) from Ian Turnbull and members of the Exmouth branch of the RMA. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exe 2834-34-14SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on Photo Orders


People with diabetes are to get a helping hand thanks to an Exmouth supermarket and the Exmouth branch of the Royal Marines’ Association (RMA).

Every year, the RMA holds several collections at the Tesco store in Salterton Road, raising hundreds of pounds for its work.

As a thank you for being allowed to collect at the store, the RMA makes a donation to Tesco’s chosen charity, which this year is Diabetes UK. Exmouth Tesco’s community champion, Karen Hodges, was therefore happy to accept a cheque for £250 from RMA members.

Tesco nationally is hoping to raise £18million for Diabetes UK.


Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Exmouth Journal visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Exmouth Journal staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Exmouth Journal account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other News Stories

15 minutes ago
Sue Stoneman at chamber pizza event

Against the backdrop of a stunning blood-red sunset, viewed from the ‘mediterranean’ surroundings of the Ocean Suite, Exmouth Chamber of Commerce held another very successful networking event.

Read more
50 minutes ago

Firefighters from Exmouth teamed up with the RSPCA to rescue a sick fox trapped beneath a garden shed in Colleton Close.

Read more

A woman was airlifted to hospital by air ambulance after a crash in Exmouth this morning (Wednesday).

Read more
The garden at 22 Liverton Close, Exmouth.

Council tenants in Exmouth, Lympstone and Woodbury have had their gardening skills recognised in an annual contest.

Read more
EDDC's Knowle HQ. Ref shs 7701-15-12SH Picture: Simon Horn

East Devon District Council’s (EDDC) majority Conservative group is encouraging people to take part in a consultation ahead of the authority’s move from its Knowle HQ.

Read more
Olivia Wilson, one of a crew of four hoping to break the record for the fastest crossing of the Atlantic Ocean in a rowing boat by a female crew.

An army officer from Lympstone is preparing to row across the Atlantic Ocean, as part of a team of women aiming to set a new world record.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:30
Hillside House is set to become a care home

The owners of two Exmouth care homes are transforming an East Devon restaurant for their latest venture.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:38
AA Awards

Recognition from industry’s ‘Oscars’ helps put county on the map

Read more
Yesterday, 12:30

Police are continuing efforts to improve the school run traffic situation outside Brixington Primary School.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:09
Exeter's Fanzone, in Northenhay Gardens

Sports fans can still enjoy watching the rest of the Rugby World Cup at Exeter’s Fanzone, despite England’s early exit from the tournament.

Read more

Local Weather



max temp: 14°C

min temp: 8°C

Most Read News

Great British Life

Great British Life

Useful Links

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

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition E-edition

Search for a job in Exmouth

Local business directory

Exmouth's trusted business finder

Find planning applications