Gedney Eggstravaganza gives school big boost

17:35 17 April 2014

Parade participants. Picture: SOPHIE CURRELL

Parade participants. Picture: SOPHIE CURRELL

Archant

An Easter fun day raised nearly £300 for a primary school on Sunday.

Parade winners. Picture: SOPHIE CURRELLParade winners. Picture: SOPHIE CURRELL

Friends of Gedney School (FOGS) took over Victory Hall and the surrounding area and held an EggStravaganza in aid of Gedney Church End Primary School.

Revellers enjoyed an Easter treasure hunt, skittles and face and nail painting.

There was a craft table set up where children got make cards, bonnets and crowns.

Volunteers baked a vast array of cakes and there was also a barbecue to whet the appetite.

The highlight of the event, which raised £296, was an Easter bonnet parade, which was judged by Gedney’s new vicar Rev Erica Crust and Knit & Natter founder Astrid Appleton.

Mrs Appleton said: “It was very difficult to judge winners as so much work had gone into the hats. It was nice to see that so many children got involved.”

Yesterday, 15:51
Ivars Mezals and Juris Valujevs were arrested in October last year in raids carried out as part of Operation Endeavour.

Two men have been found guilty of exploiting migrant workers as part of an illegal gangmaster operation in Fenland.

Yesterday, 14:14
Tinkers Drove, Londis store, Wisbech

Retailer Londis has reminded its shopkeepers to sell stamps at the legally set price after a Wisbech shop was caught selling them at 32 per cent above the fixed amount.

Yesterday, 12:53
Ruth Neave and Gary Rogers.

A former ITV journalist who covered the Rikki Neave murder 20 years ago has revealed that a Cambridgeshire police officer demanded payment for tipping her off that Ruth Neave was to be arrested for murder.

Yesterday, 12:51
English language success by Wisbech college at Cornerways Nursery

After a ten week English language course delivered by the College of West Anglia Isle campus, Wisbech, over 60 workers from Cornerways Nursery in Stoke Ferry have received their certificates of completion.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

E-edition