Crabfest 2016 raises over £10000

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Salcombe Crabfest raises thousands and the Young People’s Centre gets a big chunk

Back L-R: Alex Parkinson – YPC secretary, Hazel Burkitt – YPC trustee, Peter Ralph – Crabfest co-organiser, Peter Lethbridge – Rotarian, John Sampson – Crabfest co-organiser. Front L-R: Claire Levy – Coast & Country Cottages, Eva, Josh and Rylan – Beehives, Laura Favis – Favis of Salcombe

SALCOMBE’S inaugural Crabfest raised more than £10,000 for local charities, including £3,800 to the Young Person’s Centre.

Crabfest, held on Sunday, May 1, saw 3,000 visitors flock to Salcombe on a usually quiet bank holiday weekend. All the money raised by Salcombe Crabfest will be donated to a number of local charities including The Salcombe Young Centre, Fishermen’s Mission, Fish Quay Defibrillator Fund, KM United youth football club and the Devon Air Ambulance night landing survey.

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