Wisbech Lions donation enables Robert Hall Centre to update fire safety equipment

PUBLISHED: 17:16 28 March 2014 | UPDATED: 16:58 31 March 2014

Centre secretary Sheila Otter, Wisbech Lions president David Smart presenting the cheque to centre chairman Brian Sleight and Wisbech Lions welfare chair Avis Gilliatt.

Centre secretary Sheila Otter, Wisbech Lions president David Smart presenting the cheque to centre chairman Brian Sleight and Wisbech Lions welfare chair Avis Gilliatt.

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A community centre was able to update their fire safety equipment to include visual alarms for the deaf thanks to a club’s generous £400 donation.

Wisbech Lions’ donation has also enabled the management committee of the Robert Hall Centre, of St Augustine’s Road, Wisbech, to install repeater alarms in other areas.

The centre is used almost every night for various youth and adult activities.

Wisbech Lions meet at Mendi’s in Old Market on the first Monday of the month at 8pm.

For more information call Lions president David Smart on 01945 587545,

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