Debbie, 11, raises cash for Burnham's Lelaina hovercraft
schoolgirl who was so moved by the tragic death of five-year-old
Lelaina Hall in the mud at Berrow three years ago has raised more
than £1,500 for Burnham's Spirit Of Lelaina hovercraft.
Debbie Sinyard, 11, of Red Road, Berrow has raised the money during
the last two years by performing songs at Brean during the village's
Country and Western Weeks.
She captures the attention of the audience by performing 'Seven
Spanish Angels' using Native American sign language.
King Alfred School student handed over a cheque for £850
to the hovercraft group's Mel Gosling this week after her most
recent performance, following a similar cheque presentation last
Caroline Sinyard said: "She heard about the terrible Lelaina
tragedy and decided she wanted to help the hovercraft in any way
she could. We're very proud of her."
BARB crew member Mel Gosling, who is pictured above receiving
the cheque, said: "She's a wonderful girl. We are incredibly
grateful for the funds she has raised."
is pictured handing over a cheque to BARB's Mel Gosling alongside
Terry Clarke of the Farmer's Tavern in Brean, which hosted the
latest Country and Western week.
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