Having fun in Joe’s memory

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A FUN day is taking place in Newbold on Saturday in memory of a teenager who died after playing cricket.

The event takes place at the Barley Mow every year as a tribute to popular Rugby boy Joe Spooner, who was 15.

He never showed any signs of being ill and his death in 2005 was put down to Sudden Adult Death Syndrome.

The event starts at 3pm until late and includes circus workshop, bouncy castle, face-painting, barbecue, live music, charity auction, raffle and disco.

Joe’s father, Stephen, said; “Everyone is welcome to the event and we hope to raise around £1,000 for the Sudden Adult Death Syndrome charity.”

Among the raffle prizes are an XBox 360, Nintendo DS XL, Acer Notebook, Fuji digital camera, Sony Ericsson mobile phone a £50 Tesco shopping voucher.