Bideford Factory Store help for St John

The Original Factory Shop in Bideford is launching its charity fund raising for the year with fun in store this weekend. The shop started its search for a charity partner in September by asking local groups to write a letter of nomination to the store and

The Original Factory Shop in Bideford is launching its charity fund raising for the year with fun in store this weekend.

The shop started its search for a charity partner in September by asking local groups to write a letter of nomination to the store and has chosen the local

St John Ambulance as its charity partner for 2010.

A year long programme of fund raising activity is planned, looking to a minimum target of �500.


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The launch takes place at the High Street store this Saturday and Sunday, with customers invited to join in the fun and help raise money for the cause.

Store manager Kathy Bakes said: "We had a great deal of interest in the campaign from local causes looking for a helping hand and it was a very difficult decision to make. We have chosen St John Ambulance as we feel that we can really help over the next 12 months.

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