Friendly street in Lowestoft unites to mark a right Royal milestone

Friends of the Taylor High Memorial Fund and residents of Hopelyn Close in Lowestoft hosting a stree

Friends of the Taylor High Memorial Fund and residents of Hopelyn Close in Lowestoft hosting a street celebration for the Queen 90th Birthday to raise money for the charity Topcats. Picture: James Bass - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2016

Friends, family and neighbours were united in one Lowestoft street as a successful event to mark the Queen's birthday was held.

The street celebration in Hopelyn Close on Saturday was organised by residents and friends of the Taylor High Memorial Fund – with £160 being raised for the Topcats charity.

With Union Jack flags waving, banners and bunting on display, Elaine High said: 'It was a brilliant day. There were friends and neighbours of those who live in the close, and it was very busy.'

The mayor of Lowestoft, Nick Webb, attended and a bouncy castle, raffle, barbecue, games – including welly throwing, tossing the caber and an egg and spoon race – provided the entertainment with face painting and a make a hat competition for the children.


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