SIR - If anyone should know the power of the press it should be me after a working lifetime in the profession.
However I certainly under-estimated the power when I did a small press release for the Barnstaple Rotary Clubs appealing for winter clothes for their charity shop in Boutport Street Barnstaple.
After collecting my copy of the Gazette I then went into town for a coffee. At the entrance to Presto I was stopped by a man who asked if I was in the Rotary club.
When I said yes he said he has spotted the appeal in the paper, took off his sheepskin coat claiming he needed a new one, gave it to me for the shop and walked away! I was so taken back I didnâ€™t even ask his name, so through your paper can I please thank him, and all the other people who are donating items to the Barnstaple shop, for the incredible generosity?
Barnstaple Link Rotary Club.
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