|Friday, 19 June 2009 18:53|
Sadiq recently joined hundreds of local residents at the Balham and Tooting Community Association Midsummer Fun Day in
The event brought together
crowds from all sides of the community for a day of enjoyment in summer
sunshine, and managed to raise over £4600 was raised for rehabilitation equipment at
Highlights included the
‘Trashcatchers’ Parade’ when children processed round the site wearing hats and
costumes they’d created from waste and junk. The arrival of the ambulance pulled by a team of policemen, firemen and
ambulance men from
Sadiq Khan, MP for Tooting, said:
“This year’s Midsummer Fun Day was even better than last year’s. I’ve never seen in one place so many smiling, happy faces – the best of Tooting was on show at this BATCA event. All the volunteers and people who’ve made this possible deserve the appreciation of the wider community for bringing us together.”
Dr Richard Cheetham, Bishop
“This is a superb example of community cooperation. It’s very encouraging to see the church and schools working together with the local community”.
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