Pants and socks found in Budleigh Lions litter pick

Budleigh Lions Club litter pick. Picture: Richard Allen

Budleigh Lions Club litter pick. Picture: Richard Allen - Credit: Richard Allen

Pants and socks were among the items discovered as Budleigh Lions pitched in with a litter pick.

Budleigh Lions mobilised volunteers to take part in a litter pick to ‘help keep the town looking resplendent’.

The idea for the event came from a virtual meeting held by members via the video conferencing app Zoom.

President Richard Allen said underwear was among the more ‘surprising’ items they found.

He said: “We haven’t been able to carry out our normal fundraising activities during the Covid-19 pandemic so it was brilliant to be back out serving the community we all love, our efforts even included finding a surprising number of pants and socks.”

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Fundraising for good causes was set to break records in 2020 for The Lions prior to the pandemic breaking out and events like Gala Week and a charity golf day had to be cancelled.

Anyone who normally supports the club can donate to the good causes The Lions supports by going to the Justgiving page

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