Jolly good sports

HUNTINGDONSHIRE S two largest towns went head-to-head as 60 people with learning disabilities from St Neots and Huntingdon took part in a summer sports day. Nearly 100 spectators gathered at the Bargroves Centre, in St Neots, to watch members take on the

HUNTINGDONSHIRE'S two largest towns went head-to-head as 60 people with learning disabilities from St Neots and Huntingdon took part in a summer sports day.

Nearly 100 spectators gathered at the Bargroves Centre, in St Neots, to watch members take on the Huntingdon Community Centre.

The competitors tested their skills in various sports, including football, volleyball, skittles and basketball.

Darryl DeSouza, who helped to organise the event, said: "The summer sport day was a day of fun, exercise and social gathering.

"The participants really excelled themselves on the day and got involved regardless of physical ability.

"The crowd was also uplifting and the happiness experienced by the participants marked the day as a huge success."

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There was also a barbecue and an award ceremony where all participants were given an engraved medal.

A special plaque, which was awarded to the overall winners, who won four out of the six games, was presented to Huntingdon Community Centre.

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