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Charity Open Day Update

On Sunday 23rd June we opened our doors for our annual Charity Open Day. Our charity this year is Canine Partners the charity that trains assistance dogs for the disabled. We welcomed hundreds of visitors, some were old friends but very many were new and we loved meeting and chatting with them all. We certainly had a great day and really hope that everyone that visited had a great day too. The snakes were a big hit, 75 people had a guess at Kevin the tortoises' age and there were lots of things to do for everyone. The poor face painter had a queue that just didn't seem to get smaller for the whole day.

Over £500 was raised taking into account money raised at both the Old Town Dog Show and Charity Open Day!

A huge thank you to all of the companies and individuals that donated prizes, money or their time. Thank you also to all who visited us and reached into their pockets to buy raffle tickets and enter competitions to help us raise money. Canine Partners is a small charity doing a wonderful job and we know that the money will be put to good use. There will be more interesting events throughout the year. If you can't make any of our events but would like to make a donation direct to Canine Partners, please follow the link below or a donation can be left with one of our Client Care team members at reception.

Donate to Canine Partners


Client Care team member Sam visting the snake room before the stampede!

Below are the lists of prize and competition winners plus a chance to check the correct answers to quizzes

Raffle Prize Winners

1.      Kindle Fire - M M

2.      Android Tablet - Harrison

3.      Pure Digital Radio - R S

4.      Laser Quest for 20 people - Annie

5.      Blooming Beautiful Shellac manicure and pedicure plus haircut wash and blow-dry  - M L

6.      Greyhound racing for 8 people – includes entry, race guide and one drink per person - Angela

7.      M & S Voucher - Tyler

8.      A round of golf and swim for two people at Blunsdon Hotel - Lynda

9.      Organic Food - Chris

10.    Amazon Voucher - C L

11.    Massage - C J

12.    Handmade Chocolate Hamper - P H

13.    Water Filter - Angela (second prize for Angela, we might ask her to choose our lottery numbers this week!)

14.    Bush Digital Radio - M C

15.    Hands Free Set - Sammy

16.    Organic Food Voucher - Phone Number provided

17.    Glenfiddich whiskey – Tony

18.    Large Bag of dog food - M L (second prize for M L!)

19.    Theatre Tickets - S D

Competition Winners

Kevin the tortoise

  • Guess the age of Kevin the tortoise - closest nearest guess drawn was A J (prize cuddly toy) Kevin is 44!
  • Children's general pet knowledge quiz - M & C aged 6 & 8 (prize handmade chocolates - make sure you share!)
  • Cat Breeds - Sally (large bag of cat food)
  • Dog Breeds - Sofia (large bag of dog food )
  • Adult General Knowledge - drawn from highest score - S B (prize food & chocolate hamper)
  • Day at the vets - Dava
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