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Fete 2017 Update

Notley Green Community Association - Village Fete 2017

Bumper crowds, including a visit from Braintree MP James Cleverly, turned out on Saturday 15 July for our Village Fete & Companion Dog Show..

Now that we have had time to recover and reflect on the day, we hope that everyone who attended enjoyed themselves. Thank you for the messages of appreciation, it certainly helps to make all the stress and worry worthwhile.

The unauditted amount raised for the day is approximately 4,000. We shall announce the final total amount raised from the day and how the money is allocated in due course.

The event was organised by the Notley Green Community Association (NGCA) principally by the two main organisers Nicky and Neil Parkinson.
The Fete could not have happened without their effort and dedication to the Fete preparation over many months, and also the support and help of the following:

Event Sponsorship:
  • Great Notley Parish Council
  • Hamilton Piers Estate Agents

Community Groups:
  • 1st Great Notley Scout Group
  • Braintree Explorer Scouts
  • Great Notley Football Club
  • Notley Green Carpet Bowls Club
  • NGCA Ducklings Pre School
  • NGCA Gardens Club
  • NGCA Toddler Group
  • WI Great Notley
  • WI Notley Green (WINGs)

Local Business/Charity Sponsorship:
  • Allwag Promotional Merchandise
  • Canine Concern
  • D Want Plumbing
  • Jades Journeys
  • JC Electricals
  • Kazen Kai Martial Arts
  • Little Lucy's Bakery
  • Mutlows School of Motoring
  • Notley Puppy & Dog Training School
  • Oak Boarding Kennels
  • Radio Essex
  • Simply Artrageous
  • Tesco Great Notley
  • Travel Counsellors
  • Westminster Outdoor Living
  • + all the local business who kindly donated prizes for our raffle, please see earlier Facebook posts for details

Attractions:
  • Braintree Fire fighters
  • Braintree Lions Tom Dix Train
  • Braintree Explorers Coconut Shy
  • Charity & Craft Stallholders
  • Essex Youth Bus
  • Ellis Amusements (Bungee, Trampolines, Fairground, Inflatables & Simulator)
  • Evolution Inflatables
  • MK Sports cars
  • Props Party Booth
  • Zorbing Hire UK

Refreshments:
  • 1st Great Notley Scout Group BBQ & Waffles
  • Bars 4 Events
  • Lily's of Notley
  • Mystery Ice Machine
  • WI Great Notley Tea Room
  • WI Notley Green Pimms Tent

Displays:
  • Kazen Kai Martial Arts
  • The Notley Green Primary School Choir
  • Rascals Theatre School
  • White Court Dance

Music Stage / PA:
  • Evolution Events
  • Evo Stage
  • Music acts organised by John White

Companion Dog Show:
  • Organised by Gary Notley from the Notley Puppy & Dog Training School
  • Judges:
    • Barbara Gentleman
    • Jane May
    • Shana Bixby
  • Sponsors:
    • Rosettes: Four Paws Dog Salon
    • Prizes: Pets Corner

Medical Cover:
  • Essex Medics

Event Set Up & Sundries:
  • 1st Great Notley Scout Group
  • Braintree District Council Clean Team

Individuals who helped before and on the day:
  • Charlotte Barker
  • Claire Redhead
  • Dan Neave
  • Daniel Jones
  • Dawn Walters
  • Gary Notley
  • Jack Berry
  • James Parkinson
  • John Callaghan
  • John Platt (Oakland Conservatories)
  • John White
  • Julie Cook
  • Justin Leader
  • Ken Yap
  • Michelle Gibson
  • Niamh Parkinson
  • Reg King
  • Rupert Yap
  • Sue Garner
  • Yvonne Frattaroli
  • + all the volunteers who delivered leaflets and had Fete boards

Thank you.
See you all again next year!


Ken Yap
President
Notley Green Community Association
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