Worm charm ace Abby is a Woodbury winner

PUBLISHED: 02:01 30 June 2008 | UPDATED: 09:11 10 June 2010

WOODBURY residents came together in the biggest party of the year aimed at bringing the community together. The green was transformed with the multitudes of children and adults enjoying the inflatable ball pond, hand massages and face painting. The day wa

WOODBURY residents came together in the biggest party of the year aimed at bringing the community together.The green was transformed with the multitudes of children and adults enjoying the inflatable ball pond, hand massages and face painting.The day was filled with the delicious aroma of cream teas, with monies donated to FORCE cancer charity, and a hog roast which people braved the rain to get a bite of.The event, the first of it kind, was organised by Christ Church and St Swithin's Church as a fete that would bring the village together and with plans to make it annual.Anne Wheeler, a member of the planning committee, said: "It was a very lovely day, but the rain was a bit disappointing."It was a very good atmosphere and a real community afternoon."The highlight was the traditional 'worm charming', where a hula-hoop is put on the grass and someone dances around and sings and taps to bring out the worms in the ground.The winner, with 26 worms, was six-year-old Abby Holden.

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