Mercury Mall’s One Great Day event raises more than £600 for charity

PUBLISHED: 10:00 03 July 2018

Deputy mayoress Christine Corbett Vickery and Michael Deon- Burton Deputy Mayor of Havering get into the seaside themed day at The Mercury. Photo: The Mercury Mall.

Deputy mayoress Christine Corbett Vickery and Michael Deon- Burton Deputy Mayor of Havering get into the seaside themed day at The Mercury. Photo: The Mercury Mall.


A family fun day that has raised £150,000 since it was established in 2014, continued to prove popular with Romford shoppers on Saturday, June 30.

The Mercury Mall’s One Great Day event, raised more than £600 for First Step in Tangmere Crescent and Great Ormond Street Children’s charity.

Christine Corbett Vickery, deputy mayoress and Michael Deon-Burton, deputy mayor of Havering attended the event.

Natalie Bays, deputy centre manager said: “This fun day is a fantastic opportunity for families in the area to get together and enjoy a fun day out whilst spending quality time together.”

The Mercury was transformed into a seaside where shoppers could enjoy the ever popular Wheel of Fortune, Seagull Shy, Hook a Duck, Retro arcade games, ice cream, face painting and a classic car show.

First Step’s mission is to provide the best possible environment to support families and to enable their young children with special needs or disabilities to maximise their individual potential.

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