Carnival’s £9,000 windfall for charities

Burwell Carnival cheque presentation ANL-141014-121520001
Burwell Carnival cheque presentation ANL-141014-121520001

Charity cheques have been presented to 25 groups and organisations from the £9,000

raised at this summer’s Burwell Carnival.

Carnival King, Owen Rollinson and Queen, Ellie Busby handed over donations to groups including Burwell 2nd Brownies, the Carers Group, the WI, Rainbows, St Mary’s Church, Burwell Community Choir and Burwell Army Cadets. And there were five special, additional donations awarded to a range of individuals and groups that have a close bond with the village, Burwell Museum Burwell Folk Club Little Windmills (Reach), the John Egging Trust and Danny Pickard’s Help Me Hear campaign. Awards were also presented to the winning carnival floats the Burwell Print Centre and 1st Burwell Brownies.