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By Russell Cook
Friday, June 8, 2012
THE countdown has begun to a huge community event designed to entertain the whole family while raising vital cash for charity.
It’s a Bury Knockout takes place on Hardwick Heath, Bury St Edmunds, on Sunday, July 22.
Organised by three of the town’s biggest organisations – West Suffolk Hospital, West Suffolk College and St Edmundsbury Borough Council – it promises to be packed full of activities for the whole community to enjoy.
The day, sponsored by Carrs of Bury St Edmunds and supported by the East Anglian Daily Times and the Bury Mercury, has been organised to raise money for cancer diagnostic equipment at the hospital and Sport for Rwanda.
The knockout competition will give teams the chance to take part in off-the-wall games, a variety of other entertainments will also be held during the day.
People will be able to take part in a giant human table football competition or try out zumba, the bungee trampoline and water walkers, while children can enjoy face painting, bouncy castles and fairground rides. There will also be traditional fete stalls including a tombola, lucky dip and splat the rat.
Benson Blakes will hold a themed barbecue, selling Rwandan burgers and curries, while a hog roast, ice cream stall and bar will also provide refreshments.
For more information, or to register a team, visit www.buryknockout.com