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:
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