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Village pub fun day

PUBLISHED: 10:15 26 June 2009 | UPDATED: 14:16 03 July 2010

A charity fun day at a village pub will celebrate a disabled boy's birthday and raise money for mobility equipment.

The Jolly Farmer's pub in Ormesby is hosting a range of events in aid of George Howard who lives with a range of life-limiting problems.

A charity fun day at a village pub will celebrate a disabled boy's birthday and raise money for mobility equipment.

The Jolly Farmer's pub in Ormesby is hosting a range of events in aid of George Howard who lives with a range of life-limiting problems.

The climax of the fun will be pharmacist David Matilla's bushy beard shave after months of fundraising and collecting in local shops.

A 10-hour games marathon will see locals compete in a number of challenges and games including traditional pub games such as pool, darts and shove h'penny as well as a couple of unusual such as riding a miniature bike around the village and giant Jenga in the pub garden.

The event is being organised by bar man Luke Woolston and landlord Martin Talbot. Luke said: “I am excited to be a part of this operation, and bringing the local community together is just magic. It makes you remember why we live in Ormesby.”

It all takes place on Saturday July 4 from 12 noon. All welcome - for more details please call the Jolly Farmers on 01493 730471.


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