A SUMMER fete is set to kick off celebrations for the 10-year anniversary of an Alloa school.

Redwell PS & ELC Parent Council is set to once again host the school’s summer fete, which has been proving popular with families since starting in 2022.

Parents, pupils and staff are banding together to throw the event on Sunday, June 9, with fun-filled attractions.

The event will mark the start of 10th anniversary celebrations at the school, which was officially opened by MSP Keith Brown and then education convener Cllr Ellen Forson on September 30 in 2014.

The day is being sponsored by John O’Malley at O’Malley Property in Alloa and is set to be bigger and better than before, thanks to the generous support.

Kristina Mullan, one of the organisers behind the event, told the Advertiser: “This year we have an even bigger summer fete.

“Thanks to O'Malley Property and their amazing sponsorship we have been able to arrange an inflatable assault course, inflatable axe throwing and the wonderful alpacas are also coming back.”

Indeed, alpacas have proven to be a top attraction at past events and parents previously told the Advertiser they hope the Redwell Summer Fete could in essence become Alloa’s gala or fun day.

The fete, starting at 11am on the day, will also see arrange of entertainment with dance shows, judo displays, arts and crafts and the also well-liked beat the goalie competition.

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Those heading along are also promised a selection of great stalls at the market while emergency services will be joining once again to showcase their vehicles for the young people.

Also helping to raise funds for the school will be a tombola and a raffle.

Kristina added: “This event has become a great day out for the community and the money we raise helps us support the children and families at Redwell every year.

“We are incredibly excited to welcome our community along on the day, we love to see families spending time together and enjoying themselves.

“The school is buzzing with excitement and many of the staff and pupils are getting involved with stalls and activities of their own too.”

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Entry to the fete is £5 per family, including two adults and three children, or £2 per person.

The event will run from 11am to 2pm on Sunday, June 9.

People heading along are being advised that parking is limited in the area and the school car park will be closed to give access to emergency service vehicles.