Banbury’s rotary club collect for Nepal in town centre

The ShelterBoxes contain a variety of lifesaving equipment.
The ShelterBoxes contain a variety of lifesaving equipment.

Members of the Rotary Club of Banbury will collecting funds in the town centre today (Friday) to provide life-saving equipment for the Nepal earthquake relief effort.

Volunteers will be collecting funds in Market Place by Debenhams, Cornhill and High Street by the bandstand and the entrance to Church Lane.

The money will be used to send a number of ShelterBoxes containing tents and emergency supplies to victims of the disaster.

So far more than 6,000 people are known to have died in the 7.8-magnitude quake and 13,932 were injured.