26th Oct, 2016

Volunteers sought for 2015 carnival

Evesham Editorial 12th Aug, 2014 Updated: 20th Oct, 2016

ORGANISERS of Pershore’s popular carnival held their AGM and presentation night at the town’s sports club.

Certificates were presented to those who took part in the procession and cheques given to the two chosen charities for 2014.

Midlands Air Ambulance and Acorns Children’s Hospice received an equal share of the £1,771.68 collected during the

procession and given cheques for £885.84 each.

Following the presentations, the Carnival AGM saw Colin Shepherd appointed again as chairman for 2015 along with the rest of last years committee.

Two new committee members were added and first meeting to organise the 2015 carnival will be held on September 15.

Residents are being invited to suggest local charities to benefit from the street collection at next year’s event no later than

September 12.

Suggestions, including the charity’s name, contact details and a brief description of what they do, who they help and how they do it, can be e-mailed to to advertising@pershorecarnival.co.uk

Anyone wishing to volunteer in 2015 is asked to e-mail volunteers@pershorecarnival.co.uk for more information.