TV and theatre star set to open charity summer fair

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A star of stage and screen will be opening Scarborough Disablement Action Group’s summer fair in Saturday August 17.

Hayley Tamaddon, star of ITV Emmerdale and 2010 winner of ITV’s Dancing On Ice and who is also performing in John Godber’s new play Muddy Cows, will open the event at Scarborough YMCA, St Thomas Street, at noon.

The fair, which will be on until 4pm, will feature a wide range of stalls selling items such as home-made cakes, hand-made crafts, jewellery, bric a brac, tombola, raffle, books, hair braiding, games and much more.

Refreshments will including burgers, paninis, hot dogs, teas and coffees, will be served throughout the afternoon in the YMCA Cafe.

Ian Whitfield, chairman of Scarborough DAG, said: “Our summer fair is a real highlight of the year for staff and volunteers and we’re really grateful to the everyone for all their help with organising the event and making it such a special day.

“The money we raise will go towards the running of the charity, which enables disabled people in Scarborough and surrounding areas. We hope to see as many people as possible supporting this fantastic cause.

“We would like to thank Scarborough YMCA manager Steve Marsh for his support and room hire and also Andrew Steel from Seachange Community Trust for the table hire.”