Car wash raises record funds for the RBL

Despite near washout conditions, Steyning's 1140 Air Cadet Squadron braved the rain to raise a record amount for the Royal British Legion at their annual charity car wash on November 12 weekend.

1140 Air Cadet Squadron at work

The event, held at Mayberry Garden Centre in Portslade, raised over £350 despite some of the worst rainfall in recent weeks.

The cadets were washing vehicles belonging to visitors to the family run Tate’s garden centre in return for a donation, which was presented to the Legion at the Remembrance parade the next day.

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Mayberry’s Manager Mark Brumfitt said: “The cadets did a great job despite the weather and I would like to thank all our customers who supported them to raise a great amount for a superb cause. Hopefully next year might be a little drier!”

Contributed by Steyning Air Cadets

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