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Evesham Editorial 29th Apr, 2016 Updated: 20th Oct, 2016

A MAY Day fund-raising extravaganza returns to Hampton Ferry this May Bank Holiday Monday

Cash will be raised on Monday (May 2) for the charity ‘Olivia’s Dream to Walk’ from 11am to 3pm including face painting, bouncy castle, fund raising stalls and a Car Boot Sale.

Olivia’s Dream to Walk raises funds for a Hampton girl who has cerebral palsy and has recently undergone a revolutionary operation that will enable her to walk.

The fayre is being organised by Olivia’s mother, Emma Haynes.

Emma was last at the riverside venue in July last year where she completed a gruelling twenty-four hour double marathon dressed as a super hero and raised an incredible £9,695.

AN EVENING of music and song in aid of Arthritis Research UK will be held at Fladbury Church.

A concert for a summer’s evening will be held at the historic church tomorrow (Saturday) from 7pm to raise cash for the cause.

Soprano Jayne Swann tops the bill alongside Marie Randall (contralto), tenor Charles Renshaw, David Thompson on bass and Keith Biggin and John Wilderspin on piano.

Tickets are £15 and include a complementary concert programme and canapes with wine/juice at the interval.

Call 01386 860331 or 07738 078040 for more information.

SIX members of 233 (Pershore) Squadron, Air Training Corps, recently experienced the thrill of flying as they took off from RAF Cosford.

Each cadet took off in an RAF Aircraft, the Grob 115E “Tutor” alongside an experienced and qualified RAF instructor.

The cadets learnt about the basic controls of the aircraft, undertook aerobatic manoeuvres, and even got to take the controls for themselves.

Cadets Zach Sinclair, Ruben Evans, James Darke, William Ward, Scott Newman and Sam Heeks enjoyed their sky high experience.

Visit www.233aircadets.org or e-mail 233@aircadets.org for more information for more information.

JEWELLERY has been stolen from an Evesham house whilst the owners were away.

The burglary is believed to have happened between 9.30am and 2pm last Friday (April 22) at a property in Bridleway Views.

Entry was forced through a side window that was visibly damaged and items of jewellery are believed to have been taken.

Anyone who may have witnessed suspicious activity in the area at the time is urged to call police on 101, quoting incident number 375s.

Alternatively, information can be passed on anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their website.

MEMBERS of Pershore and District Older People’s Forum are getting set to hold their AGM.

The meeting will be held at Pershore Volunteer Centre, 1 Billing House, Pershore on Wednesday (May 4) from 11am.

Everyone is welcome and new members are also invited to attend

A LOCAL care provider has celebrated its second birthday with the purchase of a company car for use on homecare visits.

Bluebird Care Worcester and Wychavon, an Evesham based franchise, provided personalised homecare for members of the local community, brought the car to offer additional support to both customers and carers

Since opening in 2014, the franchise now employs more than 45 carers across Worcestershire and supported more than 100 individuals from the local community.

E-mail worcesterandwychavon@bluebirdcare.co.uk or call 01386 764830 for more information.