auction raises over £700 for BARB Search & Rescue
rescue hovercraft charity BARB Search & Rescue received a financial
boost of more than £700 during a succesful fundraising auction
on Saturday (October 14th).
residents headed to the charity's first 50/50 auction, held at St
Andrews Church Hall.
of 111 lots went under the hammer at the auction, with half of the
sale proceeds going to BARB and the other half to the seller.
Walker from Tamlyns auctioneers led the event, with items selling
ranging from musical instruments and furniture to bicycles and antiques.
organisers Craig Dunbar and Georgia Vowles thanked all those who'd
come along, saying the event raised a total of £709 for the
added: "We are very grateful for all the support of our first
auction - the total raised exceeded our hopes and is greatly appreciated
by BARB Search & Rescue. The proceeds will help to fund new
equipment and training."