A family fun day held out at South Witham attracted more than 170 people.
The day was put on by Swingbridge Children’s Centre in South Witham Primary School’s school hall with lots of different organisations invited including the police, fire service, Pets at Home and the Citizens Advice Bureau.
Different activities were put on including face-painting and a ball pool for the children.
Julie Ashworth of Swingbridge Children’s Centre said: “We had a really good response with 175 people coming along and quite a few families registered with the centre.
“A lot of people said how much they enjoyed the day.”