Bideford woman hosts fundraising event

A Bideford woman is hosting a fundraising gig night on Friday to support a project she is visiting in Zimbabwe.

Charlotte Elliot, 25, will travel to Africa in February to work on a development programme for three months.

The trip is part of her International Citizen’s Service with Voluntary Service Overseas.

Charlotte said: “It is a way of making sure developing countries can continue to benefit from the work of volunteers, so it’s vital I reach my target.”

The money raised on the night will go to VSO.

Visit The Palladium club from 8.30pm, £3 on the door.To sponsor Charlotte visit or text ‘CVSO’ followed by the amount to 70070.