A familiar face to customers at Otter Garden Centre has closed her till for the last time after 25 years of service. Jean Carter received a send off to remember from colleagues as she retired from the restaurant team at the company’s annual Otter social last month. Jean, 78, joined the company in 1992 after being made redundant from Express Dairy in Honiton.
Staff at Otter Garden Centre has raised an impressive £7,500 for Devon Air Ambulance Trust. The family-run business has been busy running events throughout 2017 at its Ottery and Torbay branches, raising a grand total of £12,000 for its charity of the year. Santa’s Grotto raised more than £2,350 at Christmas, and a £1,000 donation from parking donations on Tar Barrels night saw the Ottery branch’s total sore over the halfway mark.
Newton Poppleford Pavilion has secured a £5,000 grant from the district council to replace its old kitchen. East Devon District Council has given the top amount available through its community buildings fund. The scheme is open to village halls, community buildings and shops in rural areas not covered by a town council to improve facilities. Councillor Ian Thomas, chairman of the community buildings fund, said: “I’m so pleased that we’ve been able to help provide funding for such worthy projects.
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