New Year cheer for Down’s Syndrome support group

Lincolnshire Down's Syndrome Support Group, annual New Year Party at The Venue, Navenby. Simon Linforth and Elsie Linforth 4 of Caythorpe. EMN-160119-115609001

Lincolnshire Down's Syndrome Support Group, annual New Year Party at The Venue, Navenby. Simon Linforth and Elsie Linforth 4 of Caythorpe. EMN-160119-115609001

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Members of the Lincolnshire Down’s Syndrome Support Group held their annual New Year Party on Sunday at The Venue in Navenby.

The family party enjoyed entertainment, including a pantomime, and a visiting fish and chip van providing tasty food.

Lincolnshire Down's Syndrome Support Group, annual New Year Party at The Venue, Navenby. Panto cast performing. EMN-160119-115638001

Lincolnshire Down's Syndrome Support Group, annual New Year Party at The Venue, Navenby. Panto cast performing. EMN-160119-115638001

This year’s event saw a record of over 160 people attending from across the county.

Over the last few years membership has grown, led by a dedicated committee who work hard in planning a variety of numerous events to entertain members and families.

The group tries to reach out to new parents who have had a baby with Down’s Syndrome.

Pictured right are Simon Linforth and Elsie Linforth, aged four, of Caythorpe.

Far right you can see the pantomime cast in action.