Going down the slide in aid of good cause at Carterton May Day Fair

Going down the slide in aid of good cause at Carterton May Day Fair

Mason Morgan, six, has fun on the bouncy castle. Pictures: OX66845 Mark Hemsworth

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MASON Morgan made the most of the inflatable slide at Carterton’s May Day Fair.

The annual fair, which took place on Monday at the Alvescot Road Recreation Ground, raised money for Save the Children.

Six-year-old Mason said: “It was really fun. The slide was my favourite bit because I liked going down it fast, but I liked the farm animals too.”

His mum Rebecca West added: “There was quite a lot there for the kids, like the animals and the rides. They enjoyed it.”

Vice-chairman of the charity’s Carterton branch, Graham Evans, said: “It went very well. We were very good with the weather. Sometimes we’ve been completely rained off in the past, which makes a huge difference.

“We’re not quite sure how much money we will have raised, but it’s going to be around £3,500.

“This is the 35th time we’ve held the fair. We usually range between £2,500 and £5,000, so this year saw a really good average.”

As well as the giant slide, the free event included a dog show, go-karts, fairground games, stalls and a car boot sale.

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