This year's 'Mad Hatters' tea party has been hailed the best yet. The annual event is a fun day out for children with long-term illness.
About three hundred people were entertained by popular children's cartoon characters ... along with last year's winners of Britain's Got Talent - Ashleigh and her dog Pudsey, ...and Meridian's very own Fred Dinenage.
The interviewees in the report by Richard Slee are Margaret Lilley, the mother of Rhian; and Gemma Scotney, the mother of Willow.
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Dorset's Weymouth Beach has been named the UK's best by travellers, with Fistral Bay, Cornwall, coming in second place.
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