A VILLAGE event that brings the community together and raises funds for good causes has celebrated its most successful year yet.

This year’s Pant Autumn Bazaar attracted more people than ever before, according to a member of the Memorial Hall’s committee.

The event took place on Saturday, October 6 for two hours on an afternoon that saw the memorial hall transformed into a place for trading.

Fundraising stalls filled the hall along with businesses and trading stalls from the area.

This year's Pant Autumn Bazaar raised more than £570.

A committee spokesman said: “One of the main aims is for everyone to come along and have a bit of fun and a nice get together.

“We also aim to raise money for the upkeep of the memorial hall that offers services to the community and has done for many years.

“We turned the place into a mini mall for the day and we were absolutely delighted with the turnout this year.”

This was the fourth time the hall has hosted this event and the spokesman was certain that this year's bazaar attracted more visitors than ever before.

She said: “It was absolutely the most people we have ever welcomed to the event.

“We couldn’t keep up trying to count the number of people who came through the door, which again is something we’re happy about.

“It’s great to raise as much money as we did - we did try to get as many people to come down as we possibly could, and our committee worked very hard to advertise it by handing out leaflets and putting up banners.

“I’d like to extend a big thank you to the sponsors and people who came along, they all helped to make the event a success.

“I would also like to thank our group of hard-working volunteers on the committee here who helped to set up the place and advertise it.”