2016 Open Meeting


Who We’ve Helped in 2016

It was with great pleasure that we were able to distribute the generous donations of all those who supported Astwood Bank Carnival Association events through the year.

On the evening, we were pleased to welcome and distribute cheques to the following charities.

Name Organisation
Janet Johnson Redditch Play Council
Sue Broughton/Hayley Price YMCA
Michael Hawkins Astwood Bank Operatic Society
Tom Clarkson Ridgeway Academy
Dulci Morris Astwood Bank 1st School
Jenny Ashman Midlands Air Ambulance
Sue Reynolds Redditch Young Firefighters Assoc.
Bernadette Bott/Nicola Bott Redditch St John Ambulance
Karen Williams 1st Astwood Bank Guides and Brownies
Sally Payne Astwood Bank Scouts/Redditch Explorers
Hannah Oakton 1st Crabbs Cross Guides
Adam Richards/Ben Phillips 1st Redditch Boys Brigade
Rowena Smith/Suzie Williams Astwood Bank Playgroup
Robert Rainbow/Peter Romage/Bryan Carpenter Rotary Club of Redditch /Kingfisher
Becky Howes/Fiona Mitchell Carers Careline
David Strain/Amanda Watkin/Elizabeth Webber Rotary Club of Redditch /Kingfisher
Bill Payne Redditch Assoc. For the Blind
Jan Webster/Sandra Peck Sunshine Club
Debbie Mills 1st Matchborough Scouts
Emma Williams Primrose Hospice
Karen Slater/Lorraine Hidderley “It’s a Sign”
Wayne Jones Army Cadet Force
Richard Sturdey Redditch Foodbank
Christine Parkinson/Brian Parkinson Astwood Bank in Bloom
Jo Wood Where Next
Philip Roberts Macmillan
DaveTew/Kelly Tew Redditch First Responders


The full list of charities is listed below.

AB 1st School
Astwood Bank Operatic Society
1st Astwood Bank Guides and Brownies
HW Young Firefighters
1st Responders
Boys Brigade
Redditch Blind Association
Redditch Food Bank
Ridgeway Academy
1st Matchborough Scouts
Air Ambulance
Primrose Hospice
Carers Careline
AB Cricket Club
Where Next Association
Redditch Play Council
1st Crabbs Cross Guides
Army Cadets
Redditch District Explorer Scouts
It’s a sign
St John’s Ambulance
Sunshine Club.  150