�400 cash boost to mayor's charties

THE mayor s chosen charities for this year received a welcome �400 boost from King Garden Centre.

THE mayor's chosen charities for this year received a welcome �400 boost from King Garden Centre.

Owner Richard King handed over a cheque to Mayor Joy Whipps and town manager Tony Collins.

The money was raised from the popular Christmas Cracker event in December - Kings sponsored the event and bought the fireworks - between 50p and �1 from every tree sold at Kings was donated.

The beneficiaries will be the Mayors's chosen charities including local youth groups and Exmouth St John Ambulance.

Between 50p and �1 from every tree sold at Kings was donated.

Richard King: "Local charity, local event local people. We wanted to give something back to the town so it will be bigger and better next year.