BISHOP’S Waltham Rotary Carnival attracted hundreds of people undeterred by the grim weather.

One of the organisers Mike Berry told the Chronicle: “The carnival was again a great success, despite the weather. The Batala drum band woke the town up at around 11.30am. The classic cars and motor bikes came through the town, followed by the Procession of Scouts, youth club, junior and infant schools, Town Team, Dynamos and fire engine.

“Sadly, the Fuller’s dray, which is provided each year by Fuller’s, broke down in the High Street and delayed the procession a little.”

Mr Berry added: “We owe so much to the local traders who have put themselves out for us, repeatedly providing support and donations to the carnival cause.”

Prizes were awarded to the Scouts for their entry of Apollo 11, and runners up, the youth club, for their portrayal of the Sixties.