Teens cash in with a fun day
TEENAGE volunteers organised a charity festival to celebrate local talent and fight cancer.
The Fermain Festival took place at the Fermain Youth Centre on Oxford Road last Friday.
Bands playing included Blank Cheque, That Awkward Moment and Douglas Francis.
There was also be a bouncy castle, face-paint- ing, jumble sale, raffle, ice cream van and cake stall.
It was run by a group of 14 young people on the National Citizen Service (NCS) scheme, which encourages teens aged 16-18 to fill their summer holidays with activities and community projects.
The £476 raised will go to Macmillan Cancer Support.
Organiser Robert Davies, 16, of Primrose Avenue, Macclesfield said: “It went really well despite the weather.”
●● Clockwise from left: The festival organising team; youngsters man the cake stall; and Lara Taylor and Ellie Rushton ●● Pictures by Emma Williams