Potters Bar Carnival money donated to worthy causes

PUBLISHED: 10:42 03 July 2013 | UPDATED: 10:42 03 July 2013

Boys from the Mount Grace School Duke of Edinburgh Expedition to Morocco being presented with a cheque for £1,000 by Potters Bar Carnival Princess Daniella Stockley

Boys from the Mount Grace School Duke of Edinburgh Expedition to Morocco being presented with a cheque for £1,000 by Potters Bar Carnival Princess Daniella Stockley

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A HOST of organisations were the beneficiaries of this year's Potters Bar Carnival.

An open evening was held last week to hand out money raised from the day.

A total of £5,805 was shared around numerous clubs and charities, following last month’s successful event.

They were:

* Mount Grace School to support its Duke of Edinburgh trip to Morocco.

* Potters Bar-based Hertfordshire Showband to help towards the costs of its trip to Holland in July to take part in the World Music Championships.

* Bentley Heath Cricket Club to buy equipment for its youth section.

* De Havilland Mosquito Museum at Salisbury Hall, to help with the costs of restoring the prototype Mosquito.

* Wayside Jubilee Centre towards the cost of replacement equipment for the children who meet there.

* Potters Bar Guides and Brownies and Friends of Mount Grace School for their help in delivering carnival programmes.

* 57 (Potters Bar) Squadron, Air Training Corps.

* Barnet Hospital Radio.

Carnival organiser Peter Weaver said: “The general comment from those who came to the open evening was that the carnival was very good and enjoyable as always.

“The committee was congratulated for their hard work in putting on a good show.”

Organisations who would like to put themselves forward for a grant from the 2014 carnival should contact Peter or Sue Weaver on 01707 850147 for details on how to apply.

The closing date for applications is January 31, 2014.

Mr Weaver added: “For your diaries and 2014 calendars, next year’s carnival will be on Sunday, June 8.”

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