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18 February 2018Donations Update

Donations this week are £1,000 from Rockwell Green Whist Drives raised from their whist drives held at Rockwell Green Village Hall, £70 from Robin Smith from a recent raffle he organised in Puriton village, £24 mainly in 5ps from Medipak Ltd of Bridgwater, £31.13 from the collection pot at the British Car Auction, Bridgwater, £30 donation from the members of the Golden Leisure Club, Western Power Distribution and left at the Beacon Centre was £62.25 in 5ps from the Minehead Male Voice Choir and In Ecclesia of Taunton, and from the Beacon Centre, £149.44 of which £123.20 was in 5ps. 

This week's total is £1,366.82 

Thank you for all your  donations.  

 

13 February 2018North Petherton WI collect 5ps for SURE

The North Petherton WI have continued to support SURE by collecting 5ps.

 

The photo shows Gail Wills and Carole Summerfield from SURE receiving a donation of £235 in 5ps from the North Petherton WI. Also in the photo is Joan Clifford and Jenny Lane of the WI. 

 

11 February 2018Donations Update

Donations this week are £400 from the Wellington Aqua Group which are the proceeds of two raffles, and also from the Group is £12 which was from a coffee and mince pies event before Christmas, £235 in 5ps from the North Petherton WI, from collection pots there is £44 from Tesco Express Priorswood, £25 from Tesco Express, High St, Taunton, £33.27 from Taunton Market Shop, Bath Place and £42.21 from the One Stop Shop, Galmington and left at the Beacon Centre was £20 from Mrs J M Knight and family of Burrowbridge in memory of Gordon Knight, an anonymous donation of £2.70, £26 in 5ps from Mrs Cattle and friends of Burrowbridge, £9 in 5ps from Audrey Winter and from the Beacon Centre, £116.60 mainly in 5ps. 

This week's total is £965.78

Thank you for all your donations.  

04 February 2018Donations Update

Donations this week are £4,000 from the Somerset Vintage and Classic Tractor Group, the donation is from the proceeds of Somerset Vintage and Classic Tractor Show at the Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet on 27 and 28 January, £150 from John Winston of Campion Meadow, Exeter in lieu of presents to celebrate his birthday, £285 from the House family of Kingston St Mary raised at their Carols in the Cattleshed, the Villagers of Kingston St Mary also donated £52 in 5ps, £12 in 5ps from Maureen Maddocks, £11.55 in 5ps from Andrew and Tina Potter, family and friends, £21.25 from the collection pot at Minster Pharmacy, Ilminster and £165.95 from the 5ps collected by Minster Pharmacy, an anonymous donation of £2.70, and from collection pots at Co-Op Stores, Monkton Heathfield, £20.28, from the Newsagents at Bishops Lydeard, £95.03, from Tesco Express, Comeytrowe, £77.51, from The Hungry Horse, Stonegallows, £20.23, from the Constitutional Club, Bishops Hull, £15.37 and from Tesco Express, East Reach £92.57 and left at the Beacon Centre was £171.95 from Charlotte Troupe of Wellington and from the Beacon Centre, £145.82 mainly in 5ps. 

This week's total is £5,339.21  

Thank you for all your donations.  

28 January 2018Donations Update

Donations this week are £1,310 from the Barleymow's Farm Shop and Restaurant in Chard, raised at their annual Christmas Raffle, £95 in 5ps from Mrs S Mackenzie and her daughter Elizabeth from Curry Rivel, £185 donation from St John's College, Oxford, Middle Common Room Charities Fund, following a nomination, £150 donation from Taunton Lions Ladies, £50 from Mrs S Woodland, family and friends of Creech St Michael, £5 in 5ps from Jacqui and Peter Curry, an anonymous donation of  £5 in 5ps, £26.14 coin collection from Mrs Sandra Baker of North Petherton,  and left at the Beacon Centre was £25 from Norman Tomkies of Street, £7 in 5ps from Mrs Beryl Brown of Creech St Michael, £24.30 from the Pizza Charity, £15 from Mrs Denise Gange of Taunton and from the Beacon Centre, £188.79 which included a 5p collection from Mrs Cross and friends. 

This week's total is £2,086.18

Thank you for all your donations.  

21 January 2018Donations Update

Donations this week are £1,104 from the the Christmas Crew, also known as Low Ham Children's Sports Association , which is half the collection they made in December with their Santa Tours, £450 from the Burnham Area Evening Flower Club, raised at various events throughout the year, £1.80 in 5ps from Trevor Warner, £22 in 5ps from Clive Hooper and friends of Bridgwater, £29.50 from the collection pot at Wembdon Post Office and Stores, £15 from Wendy Smith in lieu of sending Christmas Cards and from the Beacon Centre, £198.50 of which £170 was in 5ps.  

This week's total is £1,820.80 

Thank you for all you donations

14 January 2018Donations Update

Donations this week are £600 from the Taunton Deane Morris Men, raised at recent events throughout the area, £200 in "new" coins, collected by Mrs Phyll Jewell of Oake, £182.90 collected by the Oake Carol Singers during two evenings of carol singing around the village, £160 from Derek Rayne in memory of his late wife Margaret and collected during a celebration of his 80th birthday, £40.25 in 5ps from Taunton Hard of Hearing Club, £5 in 5ps from Teryn Chorley, £12 in 5ps from Jacqui and Peter Curry and family, £40 in 5ps from Sarah of Bridgwater's  friends at Bingo, Line Dancing and elsewhere, £166.02 from the collection pots at Londis, Bridgwater, £30 donation from Alan Hill of Wells, £30.56 from the collection pot at Tesco Express, Priorswood, £2 in 5ps from Gina Gore and left at the Beacon Centre was £26.40 in 5ps from St Michael's Ladies, Galmington, £53.80 in 5ps from Jan Biddiscombe and friends of Creech St Michael, £15.65 in 5ps from Val and friends of Westonzoyland, £6.75 in 5ps from West Buckland WI and from the Beacon Centre, £78.15 in 5ps.  

This week's total is £1,347.51  

Thank you for all your  donations.  

11 January 2018Taunton Deane Morris Men - Cheque Presentation

Roy Hole of S.U.R.E. attended the practice session of the Taunton Deane Morris Men at ST George’s Church Hall to receive a cheque for £600. The money was raised by the Morris Men at various recent events. The photo shows the Morris Men, and John Crabb presenting the cheque to Roy.

 

The S.U.R.E. Committee are truly grateful for the donation and for the support from the Morris Men.

07 January 2018 Donations Update

Donations this week are £348.57 from Collette Secker and Sarah Miller raised at their Christmas Craft Stall held at the Beacon Centre and from the sale of Sarah'sChristmas crafts, £155 raised at the Flintlock Ladies Dinner organised by Mrs Mollie Bickley of Marsh on 8 December.  Mrs Bickley also gave a donation of £100, £4.50 in 5ps from Knighton Berry, £10 in old £1 coins from Mark Ormerod, £11.45 from the collection pot at Trull Stores, Honiton Rd, £31.26 from the collection pot at the One Stop Shop, Galmington, £19.56 from the collection pot at the Fish and Chip Shop, Norton Fitzwarren, £109.02 from the collection pots at Tesco Express, East Reach, £30 in 5ps from Ben Scotting of Ilminster, £165 from Quantock Vale Surgery, Bishop's Lydeard raised from the sale of Xmas decoration made by the nurses and sold to patients andstaff,  and left at the Beacon Centre was £100 from Mrs Silvia Woodgate of Milverton, £98.25 of which over half was is 5ps, from Blagdon Retirement Village and from the Beacon Centre, £164.90 of which £109.10 was in 5ps.  

This week's total is £1,347.51 

Thank you for all your donations.  

 

02 January 2018Taunton Deane Morris Men fundraising for SURE

The Taunton Deane Morris Men who were out on the streets of Taunton before Christmas and on New Years Day at the White Horse Inn raised an amazing £600 for SURE.

31 December 2017Donations Update

Donations this week £528 from the Kingscliff Short Mat Bowling Club, which was raised over several different organised bowls events throughout the year, £200 from Pat & David Thomas in lieu of gifts for a recent Wedding Anniversary, £400 from Debenhams, Bedford House, Taunton, which is a share of the money raised at their annualChristmas Dinner Dance, and also from Debenhams is £81.50 being thecommission due from the Book People, £313.42 from the collection pots at Tesco Extra, Taunton, £12.50 in 5ps from the Tuesday Badminton Club, Moncton Heathfield, and anonymous donation of £2.70, £36 donation from the Monument Proshare Club, £77.25 donation from Puriton Bingo, £35 donation from the Friends at Holcombe Rogus, £37.11 from the collection pots at Tesco Express, Priorswood, £100 donation from Hermes Parcelnet Ltd under their "25 Days of Giving" Scheme, £52.50 from the collection pots at Tesco Express, North Petherton, £140 raised at a quiz at the Flintlock Inn, Marsh on 24 December, £25 donation from Mrs Helen Whitcombe of Street, and left at the Beacon Centre was £56.65 in 5ps from Hazel Clist, £21 in 5ps and a £50 donation from Colin & Wendy Crawford of Chitterwell, and from Joanne McNulty of Chard, £155 raised at a quiz and raffle at the Gallery, Chard, two donations of £11,40 in 5ps and £4, and a further donation of £35 in 5ps from Joanne, family and friends and from the Beacon Centre, £142.09 mainly in 5ps.  

This week's total is £2515.72

Thank you for all your donations.  

24 December 2017Merry Christmas

The S.U.R.E. Committee and Trustees wish all our supporters, fundraisers, their family and friends a very Merry Christmas and a Happy and Healthy New Year.

Thank you all for your continued support of S.U.R.E.

17 December 2017Street Collection License

Many people don't realise that if you are going to be collecting in the street for SURE, or any charity, you need to apply for a Street Collection License from Taunton Deane Borough Council, or the appropriate council for the area in which you are going to be collecting.

A link to information on how to apply online to Taunton Deane can be found in the Links and at:

https://www.gov.uk/street-collection-licence/taunton-deane

 

17 December 2017Donations Update

Donations this week £150 from Mr J A Dewis, £100 raised by Victoria Taylor at a craft stall in Bridgwater, an anonymous donation of £7, an annual donation from Alcombe Methodist Church of £80£16.18 from the collection pot at Honey's Hairdresser, Galmington,£128.25 from the collection pots at Tesco Express, East Reach, £47.18 from the collection pots at Tesco Express Comeytrowe, £43.04 from the collection pots at the One Stop Shop at Galmington, £10.69 from the collection pot at Trull Stores, Honiton Rd,  and left at the Beacon Centre was £70.75 in 5ps from Minehead Male Voice Choir, £18 in 5ps from Simon and Kim Scotting, family and friends, £45.15 from the Over 51 Table Tennis Club in Minehead, £30 including £20 in 5ps from Norman Tomkies of Street and from the Beacon Centre, £67.80 mainly in 5ps.  

This week's total is £814.08

Thank you for all your donations.  

14 December 2017Taunton Deane Morris Men in Taunton

The Taunton Deane Morris Men will be dancing around Taunton town centre on Saturday 16th December from 10:30 until 1pm, and will be fundraising for S.U.R.E, so if you are in Taunton look out for them and give your support.

The Taunton Deane Morris Men will also be out dancing on Monday 1st January at 12:30 at Bradford on Tone - The White Horse Inn  TA4 1HF.

09 December 2017Donations Update

Donations this week £1,025 raised by some of the SURE Committee who held a raffle at the Beacon Centre all last week, £735 from Mr and Mrs Prowse of Bridgwater raised by the sale of cards etc, £40 from wig stands which were made by a group of Somerset Woodturners and donated to the Beacon Centre, £20 for the sale of some donated hand made wooden stepladders, £35 from Bernard and Mary Splisbury of Burnham which were extra Golden Wedding donations, they also donated £10.80 in 5ps, £50 donation from Margaret Hart of Bridgwater, £57.50 from Wellington School Somerset Lodge from their Alms collection, £38.37 from the collection pot at GW Hurleys in Burnham, £4.97 from the collection pot at the Crusty Cob Bakers in Burnham,  £1.95 in 5ps from Jean Leeming, £1 in 5ps from Rita Pointing, £47 raised from a collection by Donald Reason of Galmington, £20 from Andrew and Karen Morgan in lieu of sending Christmas Cards, and left at the Beacon Centre was £100 donation from Mr BM Clark and Mrs ME Clark, £180 consisting of entry fees, donations and contributions from the Chard & District Darts League following a competition in memory of Shane Goodall, and £110 from Sue Oxley and Janet Govier who held a Bingo night at Rockwell Green Village Hall  and from the Beacon Centre £103.55, mostly in 5ps. 

This week's total is £2,580.54 

Thank you for all your  donations.  

09 December 2017High Ham Christmas Crew supporting SURE

This Christmas the High Ham Christmas Crew will be fundraising for SURE and The Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance

Christmas Crew Dates

Thursday, December 14, 2017 to Saturday, December 23, 2017

THE CHRISTMAS CREW will be taking Santa around the Parish starting on:

Thursday 14th - Wearne and Aller

Friday 15th - Othery

Saturday 16th - Pitney

Sunday 17th - Curry Rivel and Drayton

Monday18th, Tuesday, 19th, Wednesday 20th - High Ham

Friday 22nd Henley,  Saturday 23rd - Low Ham

 

Carols around the tree at High Ham on Saturday 23rd at 6pm

07 December 2017Kingscliff Short Mat Bowling Club support for SURE

The Kingscliff Short Mat Bowling Club chose SURE as their charity of the year 2017. 

The Kingscliff SMBC handed over a cheque to SURE for £528 raised over several different bowls events over the past year.

Judith Shackleford (Kingscliff SMBC Secretary) proposed SURE as their charity of the year and the cheque was presented by Graham Wood, Chairman of K. SMBC, Liz Rixon (Treasurer) and Judith Shackleford to Sarah Miller and Gail Wills from SURE.

Many thanks to all at Kingscliff SMBC for your generous support of SURE over the past year.

03 December 2017Donations Update

Donations this week £400 from the Masonic Charitable Trust , £65 from Robin Smith of Puriton raised at a quiz in the local hall,  and left at the Beacon Centre was £20 from Dawn which were her winnings from the November 100 Club, £37.05 in 5ps from Judith of Comeytrowe Lane, £40 from Pete and Jane Grinter, £100 from Mrs Bet Quicke of Wiveliscombe, £37.65 in 5ps from Patricia Stenning of Churchinford and from the Beacon Centre £203.74, mostly in 5ps. 

This week's total is £903.44 

Thank you for all your donations.  

26 November 2017Donations Update

Donations this week £800 from Bridget O'Neill who held an afternoon tea and raffle at West Huntspill, £500 from Mr and Mrs P Arscott of Pitminster which are donations received from a party, £70 from Margaret Jones of Tintinhull from the sale of Christmas gifts, £50 from Neil Metherell, which is a gift to his goddaughter Hope Dinsdale to celebrate her marriage to Stephen House on 21 October, £150 from Lisa Denslow, friends and neighbours, raised at a coffee morning, £5 in 5ps from Mrs Hill, £24 from the collection pot at Tesco Express, High St, Taunton, £18.48 from the collection pot at the Daily Need Newsagents, Bath Place, Taunton, £18.81 from the collection pot at Trull Stores, Honiton Rd, and left at the Beacon Centre was £26.50 in 5ps from June Fogwill and friends of Creech St Michael, £35 in 5ps from Mrs G Harris of Woolavington and from the Beacon Centre £193.73, mostly in 5ps. 

This week's total is £1,891.52

Thank you for all your donations.  

24 November 2017Masquerade Ball

A Masquerade Ball is being held at the Somerset County Cricket Ground on February 17th 2018 to raise funds for both SURE and the Love Musgrove MRI appeal.

 

 

 

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