South Cambs MP set for tug-of-war match at Meldreth village fete

PUBLISHED: 15:47 22 June 2017 | UPDATED: 15:47 22 June 2017

A tug-of-war match at Meldreth Fete will feature South Cambs MP Heidi Allen.

A tug-of-war match at Meldreth Fete will feature South Cambs MP Heidi Allen.


Meldreth is set to host their annual village fete this weekend – where there will be plenty of family-friendly fun, including a tug-of-war match with the South Cambs MP.

The event starts at 12.30pm on Saturday with stalls, an auction, and games and activities for children.

MP Heidi Allen will be getting stuck in with the tug-of-war at 1.30pm alongside Melbourn and Bassingbourn county councillor Susan van de Ven and others on the ladies team, who will go up against a men’s side.

There will be a lunchtime barbecue with beer donated by The British Queen pub, and cider from Cam Valley Orchards.

Refreshments continue all afternoon with teas, homemade cakes, candy floss, ice creams and popcorn, and there will also be live music by the Memphis Jazz Band.

The day will finish off with a raffle at 4pm, the top prize is £100.

In total, 60 businesses from the area have supported the cause donating auction lots and raffle prizes and sponsorship.

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