Reporter. Jonathan White, Wistaston
Hankelow Village Fete - http://www.hankelow.eu - took place on Hankelow village green on the afternoon of Sunday 19th June 2016.
There were numerous stalls such a coconut shy, splat the rat, football challenge, bowls, a plant sale, a clothes sale, bric-à-brac and a Summer Prize Draw. Several charities were represented including Bloodwise South Cheshire, St Luke's (Cheshire) Hospice, Hope House Children's Hospice, NSPCC and the Audlem Charity Shop.
There were sports activities for the children including sprint and skipping races.
The Arena hosted a Fun Dog Show, U3A Scottish Dancers, and a demonstration featuring birds of prey from Vale Royal Falconry.
There was music from Musicland (Market Drayton) and the Crewe Concert Band.
Cheshire Fire & Rescue from Audlem Fire Station displayed a full size fire appliance.
A wide range of refreshments were available.
Despite some rain later in the day the event was enjoyed by hundreds of people.
The event is organised by the Hankelow Amenities Group.
Proceeds from the Summer Prize Draw will go to Bloodwise South Cheshire: https://bloodwise.org.uk/group/south-cheshire-branch . Liz Boffey from Bloodwise South Cheshire said, “Bloodwise South Cheshire were delighted to be at the Hankelow Fete. I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their tremendous support. People were generous with their giving and every penny raised will go into the research of all 147 Blood Cancers”. For further information relating to `Bloodwise South Cheshire` please contact Liz Boffey (Bloodwise South Cheshire Chair) on 01948871250/077526224171 or firstname.lastname@example.org