Children's books bound for Gambia
WHEN the Barnstaple Link Rotary Club was offered a donation of children s books, they didn t realise just how many were involved until their member Chris Haywood went to collect them. Box upon box of books were loaded into his vehicle and later took ove
WHEN the Barnstaple Link Rotary Club was offered a donation of children's books, they didn't realise just how many were involved until their member Chris Haywood went to collect them.
Box upon box of books were loaded into his vehicle and later took over his house.
The club was then faced with the task of what to do with them as they could not be sold.
To the rescue has come Julie Hunt from Barnstaple who this week has taken a selection of books with her to the new Seedlings school in Gambia that has just opened,
You may also want to watch:
"It is wonderful that the books are going to a good home but I am just happy to be able to get to bed without enduring an obstacle course to get to the door", said a relieved Chris.
- 1 Yelland power station development set for approval despite 700 objections
- 2 Schizophrenic mugger sent to mental unit after Barnstaple robbery
- 3 Search for missing Ilfracombe woman Hannah Peacock continues
- 4 Crooked party leader with ties to Bideford was a serial conman
- 5 The boy in the tent Max Woosey receives prestigious award
- 6 Old Tannery in South Molton to be turned into new homes
- 7 Drug driver banned after crashing during chase through North Devon
- 8 Finance manager jailed for stealing almost £1m from Witheridge company
- 9 Jail for toothache attacker in North Molton
- 10 Fugitive jailed after car chase between Bideford and Barnstaple