Swindon Mayor Michael Barnes has donated a cricket bat signed by cricket stars of the 1950's Fred Trueman, Peter May Jim Laker and many others, even including Dickie Bird as a Yorkshire player in his pre-umpiring days.
The bat auctioned on Friday 28 March raised £250 for the Mayor of Swindon's charities.
Other charity events planned before Michael's term of office ends on 16th May 2008 are:
7th April -7pm meal at the Curry Garden Old Town contact to book 01793 521114
23rd April -7.45 pm Sheila Harrod's Kentwood Show Choir perform in the Council Chamber for St George's Day. Tickets available from the Wyvern Theatre Box Office.
28th April- 7pm meal at Abbey Meads Tandoori to contact 01793 700823 or 07788473409 to book.
13th May 7.45pm Italian meal at La Carbonara 62 Westcott Place Tickets £12.50 from the restaurant or call 01793 882311
For further details on any of these events contact Sue Barnes 01793 882311.