Adlington Carnival committee have announced that a fantastic £7,500 was raised during this year’s event.

Their nominated charity, North west Air Ambulance will receive £6,000 while the remaining £1,500 will be split between Chorley Lions, St John Ambulance, Macmillan Nurses, Adlington Luncheon Club, SSAFA Forces Help and Adlington Junior FC.

The cheques will be presented on Thursday, October 16 at the Spinners pub, Adlington, when the committee will be holding a race night from 7.30pm. Admission is free.