Paddington Bear helps out

A fundraising garden party held in Heage has made more than £4,000.

The event was well attended, and made an impreesive £4,500 for Action Medical Research.

It is the 27 th year the event has been held. The first one was organised by the Fardoe family and raised £150. Since then the event has grown considerably with all sorts of entertainments and activities. Above the money is handed over to Val Hogg from the charity.