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Needham Market: Summer fayre event hailed as a boost to trade

PUBLISHED: 09:33 15 July 2014 | UPDATED: 09:33 15 July 2014

Leah McElrea from Pod at the Needham Market street fayre.

Leah McElrea from Pod at the Needham Market street fayre.

One of the organisers of an annual summer fayre has praised the event as it brings a “boost” to the town.

Visitors came to Needham Market on Sunday for the summer fayre. More than £750 was raised for the event’s two charities, Suffolk Family Carers and the Needham Market Internet Cafe.

Organiser Steven Moore said: “The event went well – there was a good turnout and we raised £760 for the two charities.

“The event brings a lot people into the town. The Royal British Legion just came in – they raised £240. A lot of people see what the town has to offer so it helps them to have a good look around at the businesses and shops here.”

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