(by Callum Lawton, Midweek Herald, November 10, 2019)
An Axmouth association has taken a slice of £50,000 raised for charities and organisations by Freemasons across Devon.
Axmouth Playground Association has been awarded £1,250 after it was nominated by its local lodge.
The Association, which looks after a playground in the heart of Axmouth, has been fundraising to replace some of the play equipment that has reached the end of its life to ensure a safe and fun environment for village children to play in.
The Freemasons cash is raised by the Wake Fund – a trust conceived by the Right Worshipful Brother William Alexander Kneel, the Provincial Grand Master from 1970 to 1984.
Mr Kneel was the late owner of…