The sun came out to play at Clifton’s summer fair

Summer fair at Highmoor Crescent Community Centre, Clifton.'Jamie-Lee Tuite, 10, wins the sack race.
Summer fair at Highmoor Crescent Community Centre, Clifton.'Jamie-Lee Tuite, 10, wins the sack race.

MORE than £500 was raised during a summer fair in Clifton.

Despite a dull start the weather soon became warm and sunny as people flocked to Highmoor Community Centre at the bottom of Towngate Avenue.

Summer fair at Highmoor Crescent Community Centre, Clifton.

Summer fair at Highmoor Crescent Community Centre, Clifton.

There was something for everyone at the fair including a tombola, a raffle with 14 prizes and various stalls as well as a table top sale.

The winner of the sack race was Lucy Wilson and the winner of the egg and spoon race was Ethan Wells.

Judged by Paul Haydock, licensee at the Armytage Arms in Towngate, Marshall Donovan as Dracula was selected as the under sevens winner for the fancy dress competition and Joe Law was crowned winner of the over sevens category dressed as Grandma Wendy. He wore a two piece suit with handbag, earrings and high heels and impressed the judges with his outfit.

One of the organisers Topsy Mason said the kitchen and the raffle did a roaring trade as well as a number of other stalls.

The winner of name the doll was Maureen Vickers who selected Lucy, and name the dog was won by Bill Marshall who called him Sam.

Topsy said: “After all the expenses were taken out a total of £521.50 was made and this will be divided between the Wednesday club and the Tenants and Residents Association.

“We would like to express our thanks to QBC of Lockwood, Huddersfied, for the banner and posters and to Morrison, Sainsbury’s and Tesco along with Wright’s Biscuits and Nestle.”