Over £22,000 handed out following successful Candles on the Cobb

News 12th December 2022

The Rotary Club of Lyme Regis is delighted to announce over £22,000 has now been distributed to this year’s chosen charities and local youth projects following Candles on the Cobb 2022.

British Red Cross and the Lyme Regis branch of Cancer Research UK each received £5,500 with the remainder of the funds distributed to the following local youth causes:

  • Axe Valley Netball Club
  • Charmouth Brownies
  • Charmouth Rainbows
  • Charmouth Scouts
  • Curtain Up Theatre Company
  • Lym Valley Scouts
  • Lyme Forward
  • Lyme Regis Junior Park Run
  • Lyme Regis Kids Club
  • Lyme Regis Majorettes
  • Lyme Regis Pantomime Society
  • Lyme Regis Sea School Trust
  • Lyme Regis Town Band Youth Section
  • Lyme Regis Youth Football Team
  • Powder Monkeys Explorer Sea Scout Unit
  • Scouts World Jamboree
  • Uplyme Parish Council Stafford Mount Project
  • Uplyme Preschool
  • Woodroffe School Gardening Club

Alan Vian, president of the Rotary Club of Lyme Regis, commented "Candles on the Cobb is a truly wonderful spectacle and we are delighted that due to the phenomenal success of the event we are able to award such a significant amount of money to  a wide range of local youth organisations and projects in addition to our chosen charities.

"A big thank you to all those who sponsored a candle, Lyme Bay Holidays & SWIM for being primary sponsors, our partners and supporters and our valued volunteers for their continued support."

Alan Vian, President of the Rotary Club of Lyme Regis, is pictured handing over a cheque for £5,500 to Councillor Michaela Ellis, Mayor of Lyme Regis and Committee Member of  Lyme Regis branch of Cancer Research UK

Rotarian Richard Cridge, who led the team that organised the event, handing over £5,500 to Chris Davies, President of the Somerset Branch of the British Red Cross