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Wisbech Rose Fair is great success as sunshine brings out the crowds




Sunshine brought out the crowds for the annual Wisbech Rose Fair on Saturday but a little football match being played 3,500 miles away did have a slight affect on numbers.

Wisbech Rose Fair Parade. (2929892)
Wisbech Rose Fair Parade. (2929892)

Jay Hubbard, chairman of Wisbech Round Table which organises the annual parades, said: "We had a really good turn out, better than we were expecting because of the England World Cup game. "Numbers were perhaps slightly down in the morning, and in the afternoon it was mainly women, children and older people lining the streets.

Wisbech Rose Fair Parade..Rose Queen Ellie Myles presenting overall winners shield to Wisbech St Mary. (2929969)
Wisbech Rose Fair Parade..Rose Queen Ellie Myles presenting overall winners shield to Wisbech St Mary. (2929969)

"But we had a great day. Everything went according to plan and we even organised it so the parade went off bang on time in the afternoon to ensure that anyone who wanted to watch the match could.


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