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Exmouth’s RAFA club has raised more than �700 in street collections. Read this and more.

WINGS CASH: Exmouth’s RAFA club is celebrating raising more than �700 after holding a trio of successful street collections.

The club raised �739 for the 2011 Wings appeal after collecting in Exmouth, Budleigh Salterton and Exmouth.

A further �236 was raised thanks to the generosity of First Great Western allowing the RAFA Club to hold collections at Exmouth and Exeter Central train stations.

Roma Patten, Exmouth RAFA branch Wings Appeal officer, thanked all the collectors, staff and cadets from 13, 299 and 2469 ATC Squadrons for their effort.

She said: “Members of the public were generous in their support, for which the branch is most grateful.”


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YOUTH CLUB: Young people from Lympstone are being encouraged to attend the village’s Youth Centre.

The centre in Candy’s Field is open for 11 to 18-year-olds, every Friday, from 6.45pm to 9pm.

It has an Xbox 360 and two Wii consoles, pool tables and table tennis, and offers a range of craft, cooking and outdoor activities. The cost is 50p per session.

The centre also offers a club for seven to 11-year-olds on the first and third Friday of every month, from 5pm to 6.30pm, at a cost of �1:50 for the first child, and �1 for siblings.