Fun of the fair at school event
Charity challenge for Trevor
THE HOLLINHEY May Fair was a wash out – but only in terms of the weather.
The children and staff at Hollinhey Primary School in Sutton school hosted the event for another year with a variety of family entertainment for the community.
The fair each year takes on a specially chosen theme for children and parents to get involved in.
This year the theme was The Olympics ahead of the games to take place in Rio this summer and to get children into the spirit of playing sport in school.
The event included a parade by the May Queen and her attendants.
Janet Mott, headteacher at Hollinhey Primary School, said: “Everybody who attended had lots of activities to take part in.
“This included a bottlebola, a raffle, archery, pony rides, an Olympic style bouncy A TENANT at the Rossendale Trust completed the challenge of a lifetime for the charity.
Trevor Kennerley completed the Great Manchester Run to raise funds.
It’s something he’s always wanted to do to help the charity but he uses a wheelchair so he didn’t compete as runner. However, he was able to fulfil his dream with the support of two keen friends Jason Blythe and Karl Downing.
Trevor undertook a challenge and slide and a shooting gallery.
“There were also refreshments and individual stalls.
“The fair this year had an Olympic theme and our page boys carried the Olympic flags to set the scene.
Amy, the retiring May Queen, crowned Sam, the 2016 Hollinhey May Queen who was supported by Tia, Lydia, Josie, Teddy, Jack and her page boy, Nye.
“The Bosley May King and attendants and Gawsworth May Queen and attendants joined us for our ceremony and fun of the fair.
“Everyone had a wonderful time.
“They all looked fabulous and the Olympic flags, the red, white and blue backdrop and the Olympic themed bunting really gave the fair an Olympic feel.
“Well done everyone for making it a wonderful rigorous training regime that saw him swimming and enjoying a new healthy eating plan. This paid off and enabled his team to complete the course in one hour and 10 minutes.
He had many supporters cheering him around the arduous 10K course. This made the whole experience very emotional for Trevor. Trust bosses say there are so many people to thank for supporting Trevor including sponsors, but also The Helpful Hand in Macclesfield who lent a day.”
The event takes place each year to raise money for school funds. wheel chair fit for racing.
Trevor said: “I’ve watched others taking part for years and thought it was about time I did it for myself. It was fantastic.”
Sue Heaven, head of fundraising, said: “Trevor is an inspiration, his dedication leading up to the event and on the day itself was outstanding. Not only that, but he has raised in excess of £900 for the charity he loves.”
Go to virginmoneygiving.com/ team/tkennerley to donate.
●● Trevor Kennerley receives his medal at the end of the race for Rossendale Trust
●● May Queen and attendants at Hollinhey Primary School in Sutton