Ilfracombe holiday company digs deep for charity

Joseph Bulmer

John Fowler Holidays in Ilfracombe makes donations to popular charities.

A variety of local and national charities have been rewarded following a �15,000 fund raising effort by Ilfracombe based John Fowler Holidays.

Throughout the year staff at the company’s holiday parks across the South West have held a variety of fund raising events during the season, with the proceeds divided between charities at the end of the year.

Both Devon Air Ambulance and Cancer Research UK were presented with �5,000 each, while the region’s two hospices received �1,000, as did the Chemo Therapy Appeal, Ilfracombe Parish Church and the Royal Marines charity.

Owner John Fowler said it was a tradition the company had followed for the past 20 years and they were pleased to be able to continue to help such worthy causes.