Cowbeech ‘Dig for Victory’ event helps Jim Mockford

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GENEROUS villagers raised more than £1,000 to help Jim Mockford who was paralysed following a tragic accident at work.

Cowbeech’s ‘Dig for Victory’ event saw excited folk bustling in the village centre, enjoying all sorts of activities on August 7.

An auction of fruit, flowers, cakes and vegetables raised more than £900. One bidder was reported to have spent £50 for a jar of pickled onions.

See the photos in the Sussex Express (Hailsham edition).