Chardstock Fayre cash boost for local groups
PUBLISHED: 13:01 04 December 2018 | UPDATED: 09:14 06 December 2018
Committee hands out some £4,000 to worthy causes
Charities and local organisations have received a share of the £4,000 raised at Chardstock’s street fayre this year.
At the annual presentation evening in village community hall representatives of the following groups received donations:
Dementia UK (£1,000), Axminster Memory Café (£1,000), Flamingo Pool (£1,000), Chardstock Park Trust (£350), Chardstock Community Hall Trust (£350), Chardstock Historical Record Group (£150), Chard Evolution Majorettes (£100) and Chardstock Newsletter (£50).
At the event a further £115 was raised to support Children’s Hospice South West.
During the evening The Jurassix and Timeline provided great live entertainment and generously gave their services free of charge.
‘The Street Fayre Team organised a number of fundraising events this year which included a pub quiz, The Chardstock Challenge Revival (10k) and Fun Run (3k), The Great Chardstock Duck Race, Chardstock Street Fayre and a Hallowe’en Bingo Session.
A spokesperson for the team said: “We have a great deal of fun whilst generating much needed financial support to local good causes and community cohesion is at the heart of our fund-raising activities.”