Village hall fund boosted at race night

A charity race night raising money for the Old School Rooms, Congresbury. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

A charity race night raising money for the Old School Rooms, Congresbury. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Much-needed cash was raised for a community project as villagers enjoyed a night at the races.

A race night was held at Congresbury’s Old School Rooms on Saturday as revellers had a nod on the nags in a bid to raise funds for the village hall project.

Guests studied the form and wagered bets on their favourite stallions, mares, fillies and colts around the course.

Between the races, a mixture of entertainment and tasty treats were enjoyed.

The project hopes to raise hundreds of thousands of pounds which will be used to create a mixed-use hall at the recreation club in Stonewell Drive.


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The hall would be available for many of the Congresbury’s community groups and sports teams to use, with its management committee hoping to make it a focal point for the area.

For more information, log on to www.congresburyvillagehall.co.uk

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