Visitors flock to Royston Open Secrets
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It was a chance for local businesses to show off their products, while families enjoyed a day out in the sun with heaps of entertainment.
Royston Open Secrets in the Heath impressed once again, with everything from a dog show, to barbecue, music, and a chance to try out Segways.
Founder and chairman of the volunteer committee, Linda Turner said: “I am overwhelmed by the positive feedback we’ve received – it’s fantastic. Without the generosity of our sponsors and volunteers, the event wouldn’t take place. Everyone had a brilliant time. It was just amazing to see so many people on the Heath relaxing in the warm weather and enjoying themselves.”
A best dressed stand competition was won by Kenia Hatfield, of September Flowers based in Jepps Courtyard, and runner-up was craft shop owner Laura Whitford, who said: “It was the perfect opportunity to spread the word about my shop No.3 and also to network with other local businesses and organisations.”
Julie Emmerson also had a stand for her charity The Nicola Emmerson Trust, and said: “The weather was great and it was the busiest I’ve ever seen it, there were lots of exciting stands.
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“Once again Linda Turner and the Royston Open Secrets 2016 organisers did an amazing job.”
Toby Snowdon, owner of The Heath cafe said: “Once again the weather was kind. Everyone enjoyed a fantastic day relaxing at the event which was wonderfully organised by Linda and her hardworking team.”
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Ray Mundan from Royston Rotary Club organised a historic vehicle show, with Darren Bull and Sharon Bavister of the Royston Modified Car Club organising a line-up of more than 150 cars and motorcycles.