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  Total Amount Raised

  • The sponsorship money from the last of the corporate sponsors of this year's Fete has now been received, so the organisers are now able to announce that the total amount available for distribution is:
    £13,762.57

    which includes raffle ticket money raised by various organisations.
  • Cheques are on their way to all the beneficiaries: Willen Hospice, St Laud's Church and the various Village Organisations involved.

  We'd like your Feedback!

  • We are keen to make the next Fete even better. What did you particularly enjoy? What could be improved? Please let us have your comments. For your convenience, you can download the simple Feedback Form. This is a Microsoft Word document you can easily complete electronically and simply email back to fete@sherington.org.uk. If you prefer, print it out and hand to one of the organising committee, or just email or telephone us before 5 July. A couple of minutes spent providing your comments could make a big difference next time! Thank You!

  Team Challenge

  • The winning team was Captain Carpet. The Barclaycard team came second.

  Scarecrow Competition Winners

  • The judges, Norman Arnold and Philip Smith, found it extremely difficult to pick a winner from the outstanding figures on display.
  • Adult class:
    • 1st, Betty Feasey's, as a traditional scarecrow it was outstanding, 13, School Lane.
    • 2nd, Peter Soul, Big Ben the flower pot man, as the most novel. 23, Church road.
  • Children's class:
    • 1st, Lily, Archie and Tom Smith, of Park Road, a model the judges called the 'Sunflower Girl', but they believe it was a model of 'Snow White', she was so appealing. They win the tickets to Gulliver Land.
    • 2nd, Joshua and Sam Brister, two kids on tricycles in Carters Close. These models were excellent.
    • 3rd, The models of 'The Pole Dancer' and the little Sherington School girl, in Perry Lane.
    • 4th, Ryan and Jemma Parkinson, with Lord and Lady Carter, in Carters Close. Very simple but so effective.
  • Because of the very high standard, all the children's entries will receive a framed certificate, i.e. 1st, 2nd and Highly Commended for all the others.

  History Quiz

  • Although 35 question sheets were sold, only one was returned. The winner of the Family Ticket to Bletchley Park is Andrew Paul, with 28 correct answers.

  Community Raffle Prize Winners

Ticket No.PrizeSold by:
00082Bowling tickets x 4Book Group
00195Indoor ornamental plantOn the day
00218Garden oven/BBQOn the day
00257ReflexologyOn the day
00270Lock by BrinnickMK Cardiac Support Group
00293Tickets x 2 for MK TheatreMK Cardiac Support Group
0029732in flat screen TV/DVD/videoMK Cardiac Support Group
00308Meal at The Robin HoodSold on the day
00317Dinner for 2 at The Hilton, MKOn the day
00363Bottle of ChampagneSold on the day
00401Garden Planter (M Watts esq.)Book Group
00568Woosterís Olney - handbagOn the day
00593Bottle of whiskySold on the day
00594Quality tennis racketSold on the day
00647Family ticket for Bletchley ParkPre-school
00735£350 cashOn the day
00924Garden Shrub (Flat Out Ironing)St Laudís
01087Family tobogganing at XscapeOn the day
01195Moore Place Hotel, lunch x 2Willen Hospice
01226Mandala VoucherWillen Hospice
01252David Lloyd LeisurePre-school
01256Hair Treatment by ChangesPre-school
01335Punch Optician eye test, etc.Pre-school
01395Hair & Beauty ManicurePre-school
01413Friday night stay at The Queen HotelPre-school
01534Bottle of wineFootball Club
01578Randolph Engineering SunglassesPre-school
01579Meal at The MysorePre-school
01629Meat Voucher Ė G J DouglasSt Laudís
01660New Studio, Olney - teapotSt Laudís
01881Aubergine Ė salt & pepper setTwinning
01939Comedy Club tickets x 2Pre-School
01974Fortnum & Mason HamperPre-school
02018Dinner for 2 at CourtyardOn the day
02064Browns Cut & FinishGeneral fund
02202Family ticket for Woburn AbbeySea cadets
02260One hour ride in prestige carSea Cadets
02266Morgan & Gilder Ė silk cushionsSea Cadets
02331Party Balti Curry KitSt Laudís
02366Frosts Garden VouchersSt Laudís
02427Bernard Crook Garden VouchersOn the day
  • Thank you to everyone who participated. 1,999 tickets were sold. £350 went in prize money, but we still need to work out how much will be returned to groups who helped sell tickets. For the record, all proceeds sold by St Laudís went into the general fund for overall distribution. Thank you all very much. It was a tremendous result.
   
 
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