A HAIR and beauty salon has raised funds for “two of Chard’s most deserving good causes”.

The newly established Bella Vida Hair and Beauty Salon recently raised funds for The Community Hub and Chard Carnival with a raffle.

Several businesses in the area also took part in the initiative.

A message from the team said: “We are a newly opened business in Chard and we decided to run a fantastic raffle in aid of two of Chard's most deserving good causes, The Community Hub and Chard Carnival.

“A selection of local businesses supported the raffle and have donated vouchers and gifts “The aim of the raffle was to generate as much money as possible for good causes and highlight some of the wonderful local businesses the town has to offer.”