Budleigh FC cash boost

A donation of �500 has helped Budleigh Salterton Football Club’s youth team buy new training equipment.

The money was donated by the Co-operative’s community fund.

Roy Penhallurick, from Budleigh Salterton Football Club said: “We are very grateful to The Co-operative for this award, which is much appreciated by all at the club. The new equipment has given our players a real motivational boost, and they are currently enjoying third place in their league table as a result of their positivity and commitment.”

Money in the community fund is generated from the twice-yearly dividend, to which some members opt to donate.

is created by members of The Co-operative Group who elect to donate all, or part, of their twice-yearly dividend payments directly to the scheme. The funds are then shared with local community projects and groups, such as Budleigh Salterton Football Club, across the country.