Seaside themed Diggle Fete raises over £4000 for school.

Friends of Diggle School at their annual fete.

Happy  go lucky visitors took a joyous trip to the seaside without ever leaving the hills of Saddleworth.

And the remarkable efforts by the dedicated fund raising team-Friends of Diggle School (FODS)-who organised the fete have  netted  more than £4,000 for the school. 

The fete, themed as “Diggle on sea”  by the organisers, offered an wider variety of delights and drew record crowds.

Tracy Buckley, a  spokesperson for FODS said: “The fete was a real all-village affair involving local businesses and other interested parties. We encouraged  everyone to take part and enjoy themselves .

“There were games, stalls with prizes to be won, raffle with big prizes, bottle stall, cake stall and arts and crafts. 

“We had three  large inflatables for the kids and  a face painter. There were  be lots of different presentations throughout the day such as the school choir,  sports, dancing.

“Diggle Band played and a all-day cafe,  bar, live music and a BBQ were popular.

“There was lots of fabulous things to see and do.The Morris men , a brilliant Punch and Judy show , lots of great live music as well as the school choir and  band. 

“The stalls were all a huge success with the most popular being  Splat the teacher, The Human Fruit Machine and the coconut shy.”

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