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Wills CC appeals for new home
WILLS Carnival Club is desperately appealing to landowners to help it find a new base.
The club must vacate its current building at Little Sydenham Farm, off Bath Road, before March 2 and needs to find half an acre of land and space for a carnival shed.
Club member Karen Williams told the Mercury: “Our landlords have been great, but they’ve decided to sell up so we need to find a new location.
“It’s meant we haven’t been able to start work on this year’s cart because we’re dismantling the shed.
“The longer it takes to find a new place, the more it will limit this year’s entry.”
The club needs a shed of a maximum of 80ft by 60ft and has dropped leaflets at Junction 24 farmers’ markets – to no avail.
Karen added: “We’ve been looking for about a year and it’s getting desperate now. There must be some landowner out there with enough space.
“We had to enter a cheap cart last year so we’ve been able to save some more money for this.”
The club will have temporary accommodation after next month’s deadline, but needs to find a new home by august this year.
If anyone can help, call 01278-420516.