Race night for village hall fund

PUBLISHED: 10:00 01 February 2019

A charity race night raising money for the Old School Rooms, Congresbury.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTON

A charity race night raising money for the Old School Rooms, Congresbury. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

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People in Congresbury enjoyed a night at the races at the weekend to raise much-needed cash for a village project.

A race night was held at the Old School Rooms on Saturday evening as revellers had a nod on the nags in a bid to raise funds for the Congresbury Village Hall project.

Guests studied the form and wagered bets on their favourite stallions, mares, fillies and colts around the course.

Between the races, a mixture of entertainment and tasty treats were enjoyed.

The project hopes to raise hundreds of thousands of pounds which will be used to create a mixed-use hall at the recreation club in Stonewell Drive.

The hall would be available for many of the Congresbury’s community groups and sports teams to use, with its management committee hoping to make it a focal point for the area.

For more information, log on to www.congresburyvillagehall.co.uk

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