GALLERY: Community groups receive share of more than £3,000 from March mayor’s charity fund

Mayor of March, Jan French makes donations to Teilo Pearce and colleague £200 for contribution to Es

Mayor of March, Jan French makes donations to Teilo Pearce and colleague £200 for contribution to Estover Youth. - Credit: Archant

MORE than £3,000 was presented to March community groups by the town’s Mayor, Councillor Jan French, at the town’s annual assembly.

Mayor of March, Jan French makes donations to from the Mayors Charity Fund. For assisting Jan with v

Mayor of March, Jan French makes donations to from the Mayors Charity Fund. For assisting Jan with various civic functions during the year – £50 to Chloe Skoulding (who returned the cheque to start off the Mayor's Fund for the next civic year). - Credit: Archant

The cash, from the Mayor’s Charity Fund, included donations of £250 to 1220 (March) Squadron Air Training Corps and £150 to the March detachment army cadets.

Sylvia Keane received £250 on behalf of the March Street Pride Group and £200 was presented to Teilo Pearce on behalf of Estover Youth FC.

Andrew Clarke and Jennifer Lawler received £100 on behalf of March Society and £900 was contributed to the medical charity Magpas.

Chloe Skoulding, who was presented with £50 for helping the mayor at various civic functions during the year, returned the cheque to start off the mayor’s fund for the next civic year.


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Teenage kickboxer Freya Molloy was presented with £100 and another £250 from March Town Council, to contribute to her costs for attending the World Kickboxing and Karate Council World Championships in Italy in October.

Other donations included another £300 to Mr Pearce towards the cost of football goals, £50 to March Town Cricket Club, £206.05 to St Mary’s Church Restoration Fund, £279 towards a new sound system for March Lions club and £182.65 for St Peter’s Church fabric fund.

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