THE Ilminster Young Farmers group will be collecting Christmas trees to raise money for the air ambulance.

Collections will start on January 6 across the Chard and Ilminster areas.

A message from the group read: “Once again we will be collecting Christmas trees raising money for Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance and FCN (Farming Community Network) “It is a £5 minimum donation per tree, with all proceeds going to the two charities “We will be collecting on the 6th, 7th, 13th and 14th January “To book in your trees please message the following number 07711840090.

“Or pop us a message on the Facebook page with your name, address, amount of trees and which date you would like us to collect.

“We will be collecting from:

• Ilminster

• Chard

• Donyatt

• Horton

• Broadway

• Ilton

• Puckington

• Barrington

• Shepton Beauchamp

• Hatch Beauchamp, and surrounding areas

"Spaces fill up fast so make sure to book in quick.”