Uphill family weekend raises almost £4,500

PUBLISHED: 16:00 13 July 2016

Jamie, Eve, Aidan and Harry on their toy stall.

Jamie, Eve, Aidan and Harry on their toy stall.

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‘Great fun was had by all’ at an activity weekend which raised almost £4,500 for the Uphill community and its nominated charity.

Hundreds of children, parents and villagers turned out in a true show of ‘community spirit’, according to Stewart Castle, chairman of Uphill Village Society.

The weekend started with a school and village fete at Uphill Primary, which raised about £3,500 for the village and school funds.

Sunday saw the 14th annual duck race which raised £760 for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) in its 25th anniversary year.

Kylie Gallagher, of CHSW, said: “We’d like to thank everyone involved with the event who helped to raise vital funds.”


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