FRUIT­FUL DAY FOR VIL­LAGERS

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PEO­PLE flocked to a fruit-themed an­nual vil­lage event at the week­end. Iver’s Ap­ple Day took place on Satur­day, at Home Cot­tage Farm in Ban­gors Road South.

The an­nual event is held to cel­e­brate the role that the ap­ple has played in the vil­lage’s his­tory.

It is or­gan­ised by a com­mit­tee each year for the ben­e­fit of the com­mu­nity.

Peo­ple were able to en­joy a va­ri­ety of ac­tiv­i­ties in­clud­ing face paint­ing, cat­a­pult shoot­ing, a raf­fle and a Punch and Judy show.

There was also a wide se­lec­tion of food and drink avail­able.

About 2,000 peo­ple at­tended the week­end event.

WORK TO DO: Jamie Hutchin­son, 13, ham­mer­ing in a nail

HEALTHY DRINK: (Above) Wilf Allen, nine, juic­ing ap­ples with Neil Jef­fers; (right) Pat Hind the farm bee­keeper

FARM DI­REC­TIONS: Rosie Sis­sons, 10, and Leon Sis­sons, seven

N-ICE: Lee Hall and Paul Sala­m­one; (be­low) Sam Carey and Chloe Walker, five, who is get­ting her face painted

PLENTY ON OF­FER: Tony Win­grove sell­ing pump­kins

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