£1,300 raised at Spring Festival

Mayor, councillor Sujan Wickremaratchi (right) with festival guests. Picture: Haywards Heath Town Council
Mayor, councillor Sujan Wickremaratchi (right) with festival guests. Picture: Haywards Heath Town Council

More than £1,300 was raised by charities at Haywards Heath Spring Festival.

Muster Green was bustling with more than 50 charities raising much needed funds for good causes at the festival on Sunday April 23.

Mayor, councillor Sujan Wickremaratchi with a festival guest. Picture: Haywards Heath Town Council

Mayor, councillor Sujan Wickremaratchi with a festival guest. Picture: Haywards Heath Town Council

One delighted group said they had raised £350 from the sale of cakes and merchandise.

Mayor, councillor Sujan Wickremaratchi, said: “This is a fantastic event organised by the town council to help charities.”

Haywards Heath in Bloom exhibited stunning canvases which were submitted for their Bouquet of Memories art competition.

Haywards Heath Lions’ Pig Racing and Wheelbarrow Raffle was very popular, as was Give Us a Break Carer’s Group’s plant stall.

A Haywards Heath Town Council spokesman said: “On behalf of the council we would like to thank all the stall and pitch holders who participated in making the afternoon a great success.”

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