Newton Poppleford shop aids fire-damaged church

Taster massages and free plant advice on offer at Summer Fayre at Newton Poppleford

A Summer Fayre to raise funds for Newton Poppleford’s fire-damaged church, will take place at Busy Lizzie’s Craft & Plant Shop on Bank Holiday Monday From 12.00 - 5.00pm

St Luke’s Church suffered damage following a recent arson attack on the nearby Brownie hut.

There will be food tasting from local producers, craft stalls, Gary May from Massage4you will offer taster masseur sessions and resident horticulturist Caradoc Doy will give free plant advice.

Alistair of Popplefords Restaurant will run a BBQ and many local businesses have donated prizes for the afternoon.

Liz Sharples from Busy Lizzie’s said: “Following the news of the fire, we have pulled everyone together at short notice and hope we can help the church by raising funds.

“Fingers crossed the weather will be good to us and we look forward to a enjoyable afternoon.”