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People living in Mile Cross enjoyed some festive fun at the annual Christmas fair at the Phoenix Centre.

Pictured is Mile Cross councillor Richard Edwards with volunteer Puja and Father Christmas.

Festive fun for all at Mile Cross fair

Tuesday, December 11, 2012
6.30 AM

People living in Mile Cross enjoyed some festive fun at the Christmas fair at the Phoenix Centre.

The event at the Mile Cross Road centre took place on Saturday, December 1 and raised money for the centre.

It included all the traditional elements of a festive fair – from a raffle stall to name the teddy bear to arts and crafts to the chance to meet Father Christmas.

Mile Cross councillor Richard Edwards manned the name the teddy bear stall – a competition won by Mrs J Mills with the name Willow.

Mr Edwards said it was a very enjoyable day and a very friendly atmosphere with the children enjoying taking part in arts and crafts and meeting Father Christmas, and the adults also having a good time.

He also paid tribute to the hard work of the people who keep the Phoenix Centre running throughout the year.

Is your community holding a special event? Call reporter Emma Knights on 01603 772428 or email emma.knights@archant.co.uk