Rain can’t stop Pound Day fun
RAIN did not dampen the spirits of visitors who flocked to Great Harwood Showground for one of East Lancashire’s best loved fundraising events.
This year Child Action Northwest (CANW) moved their Pound Day to the new location.
The revamped fun day included a fairground zone, horse show, music performances and a circus zone where visitors could learn juggling, plate spinning and stilt walking.
Visitors had the chance to sample a selection of dishes at a street food market and a community zone which featured stalls by local community organisations. A special stall was also set up for people to become involved with CANW as foster carers, volunteers and fundraisers.
Martin Hartley-Smith, CANW’s business and marketing director, said hundreds of people attended, adding: “We are thrilled that so many people braved the rain and came and enjoyed a great day out.
“We haven’t yet added all the funds up but we are hoping to have raised a significant amount, which will all go towards helping some of the most vulnerable children, young people and families across the North West.”
From left: Belinda Hulse, Nicola Birtwistle and Katie Renwick from Free Cakes for Kids UK
Andy Richards from Friends of the Cats
Stephanie Wilson (left) and, Megan Crowther with Adrian Selimov, eight
One of the singers from band LDMP
Amanda Hayes and Noah Hayes, seven
From left: Nick Johnson, Lucy Johnson, 11, Amelia Pickering, seven, and Steve Pickering from Rossendale Mountain Rescue
Mal Shread with A European Eagle Owl
Rebecca Slane and Fiona Graham from Oh My Glaze street food
Martin Hartley Smith
Band LDMP entertain