Dragon auction raises thousands for charity

An auction of dragons displayed around Taunton Deane over the summer has raised more than 26 thousand pounds for charity.

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Dragon auction raises thousands for local causes

The dragons raised £26,000 for local causes Credit: ITV News

An auction of dragons displayed around Taunton Deane over the summer has raised more than 26 thousand pounds for charity.

The statue based on the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge sold for 2 thousand pounds.

The dragons were decorated by local artists and students.

A trail of statues was set up around the towns of Taunton, Wellington and Wiveliscombe.

Dragons unleashed on Taunton

More than 30 fibre glass beasts will form part of the Dragon Trail Credit: ITV News

Dragons are coming to the streets of Taunton.

More than 30 colourful models of the beast are being placed around the borough this weekend. The idea is to draw in more visitors and raise money for local charities.

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