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C&D South West supports charities through local carnivals

Carnival has a 400-year history in Somerset and C&D South West has been kept busy supporting local carnivals across the county for many years, providing lorries as collection carts and raising money for the carnivals and local charities.

This year C&D South West supported fundraising initiatives in South Petherton, Wellington, Ilminster, Chard, Taunton, Bridgwater, and at Glastonbury Carnival by providing collection floats between September and November 2023.

Lorna Hammond, Managing Director of C&D South West, said: “We’re delighted to be involved in this year’s carnivals. Carnivals are a great spectacle in Somerset’s annual calendar and each float requires a hitch and transportation through the streets of Somerset’s towns, and that’s what we provide to many of the local annual carnival routes.

“We also offer our vehicles as collection floats for multiple local Somerset carnivals and have helped raise thousands of pounds for the local carnival committees and associated charities.

“Carnivals are a brilliant local event enjoyed by many across the West Country and we enjoy giving back to our local communities by supporting the events each year.”

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