Traders raise money for Cheddar Youth Trust

PUBLISHED: 16:00 10 June 2018

Organiser Georgi Cooper selling cosmetics with Sally Slater and Heather Overy of Arts and Crafts Gallery

Organiser Georgi Cooper selling cosmetics with Sally Slater and Heather Overy of Arts and Crafts Gallery

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A fair celebrated Cheddar traders, while also raising money to help young people follow their dreams.

Corran Fineran of Cheddar Youth Trust with Jack Millard.Corran Fineran of Cheddar Youth Trust with Jack Millard.

An inaugural summer fair was held in the tourist town to raise money for the Cheddar Youth Trust, which presents grants to people aged five to 25 which can make a big impact on a child’s education, training or sport.

Youth trust representative and parish councillor Corran Fineran said: “The idea is to help and support a child or young person to achieve their ambitions or simply take part in an activity which they could not normally afford.”

Organiser Georgi Cooper said: “I have always wanted to organise and host a fair to help promote local traders and when I learned more about the Cheddar Youth Trust, it seemed like the perfect charity to raise money for.

“There was such a great atmosphere with great stalls including Beauty By Kimberly and Sweet Dreams.”

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