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Festive fun at Hornchurch charity’s annual Christmas bazaar

PUBLISHED: 12:00 28 November 2018 | UPDATED: 12:24 28 November 2018

Office manager, Janet Hutchinson and volunteer, Gary at First Step's Christmas bazaar on Saturday, November 24.

Office manager, Janet Hutchinson and volunteer, Gary at First Step's Christmas bazaar on Saturday, November 24.

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Volunteers, families and local businesses helped raise more than £3,600 at a Hornchurch charity’s Christmas bazaar.

The mayor of Havering, councillor Dilip Patel officially opens First Step's Christmas bazaar on Saturday, November 24.The mayor of Havering, councillor Dilip Patel officially opens First Step's Christmas bazaar on Saturday, November 24.

First Step in Tangmere Crescent, a charity that supports youngster with special needs and disabilities, held their annual Christmas bazaar on Saturday, November 24.

Guests including the mayor of Havering, councillor Dilip Patel enjoyed various festive stalls and a special visit from Father Christmas.

Mark Halls, CEO at First Step, told the Recorder: “The Christmas Bazaar was a wonderful occasion and it was such a pleasure to welcome many, many friends – both old and new.

“I thank all the volunteers, visitors and local businesses for their support which helped to raise over £3,600.”

Rob and Jenny Hooper from Hyland Way took their daughter to the bazaar.

“It was good to see people we hadn’t seen in a while. I always enjoy going to the Christmas bazaar,” said Rob.

“Phoebe loved throwing snow balls at the snowman and Father Christmas was a great success.”


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