Corpusty siblings celebrate another successful fundraiser for little sister Felicity, who has cerebral palsy

A trio of siblings who have helped raise hundreds of pounds for their little sister who has cerebral palsy are celebrating raising another £662 from their latest fundraising event.

Josh, nine, Ben, eight, and Ellie Wright, five, from Adams Lane, Corpusty, arranged today's Spring Bonanza to raise money to build a sensory garden for three-year-old Felicity Wright.

The event took place at Corpusty and Saxthorpe Village Hall and included a grand raffle with 55 prizes.

Josh ran the raffle and tombola, Ellie ran the name the teddy and guess the weight of the cake competitions and Ben ran the hook a duck stall - all their own ideas.

There was also a book stall, plant sale and face painting for people to enjoy, as well as a sit-down afternoon tea made up of delicious finger sandwiches and cake.


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The children were helped by their mother Sarah Wight, 31, and Val and Peter Johnson from Corpusty Stores.

Mrs Wright, who works part-time at the village shop, said: 'The children just go with it because they want to do it and Val and Peter are also incredible.

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'We've got a long way to go still but this has been a great start. Josh is already planning something for the summer.'

She thanked everyone who had been involved and added that the sensory garden would include a vegetable patch and would help Felicity to move around more independently.

The children raised £2,300 through a tombola at Corpusty Stores last year, which they also organised. The money went towards a £700 custom-made tricycle for the three-year-old.

Felicity was born five weeks premature and diagnosed in 2012 with spastic diplegia cerebral palsy, caused by brain damage.

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