Karen McCormack is a trustee and volunteer at the Sevington Victorian Project in Grittleton, a Victorian school room that brings the Victorian era alive for school groups from around the area. The project is currently raising funds to improve their cloakroom facilities and pathways to make visiting the school easier for people with limited mobility. As part of the fundraising Karen had entered the project into the Aviva Community Fund Competition for 2017 to find out more about the project and vote.

Sarah Gillies, as Akela of 2nd Saltash Cub pack joined Beaver and Cub Scouts from 2nd Saltash to take part in the BBC Countryfile Ramble to raise money for BBC Children in Need. The group of young people, their parents, pet dogs and leaders set off along the pathways and bridleways of Saltash taking in the sites around the town and surrounding countryside. The Beavers and Cubs achieved elements of a number of their activity and challenge badges whilst having fun and raising funds for Children in Need.

Terry Parkins first started telling his stories of the adventures of Brenden, Laser, Casper and Old Wise Bee ‘Hummer’ to entertain his children, who later encouraged him to develop the short stories into a more complex and expansive tale.

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