Inflatable train arrives at school fete

VISITORS to a school fete were promised something special – and it seems they weren t disappointed. The summer fete at Applecroft School, in Applecroft Road, WGC, boasted an enormous, 100ft long inflatable train run – one of only two of its kind in the wh

VISITORS to a school fete were promised something special - and it seems they weren't disappointed.

The summer fete at Applecroft School, in Applecroft Road, WGC, boasted an enormous, 100ft long inflatable train run - one of only two of its kind in the whole of Europe.

The inflatable had been kept a secret until the day of the fete, but it certainly drew crowds all day, said fete organiser John Horsely.

"It attracted quite a crowd, and it also meant that the other attractions and stalls were kept busy all day," he said.


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"The weather was great and overall the fete was very well attended.

"Hopefully the day will have raised some money for the school.

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