EASTER weekend was a special treat for some lucky children this year when the Easter bunnies were out and about handing out chocolate goodies.

On a borrowed trailer, the Easter bunnies visited Longhenge and Shrewton on Saturday and went to Amesbury, Larkhill, Durrington and Bulford on the Sunday.

In total, 1600 eggs were distributed over the weekend, and this was only possible due to a grant from Stonehenge Area Board. Surplus eggs were given to the Youth Café.

Stop off points were factored in throughout and for the first time since the pandemic began, the Easter bunnies were able to hop off the trailer and dance and mingle with the crowds.

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Vicky Parks, 49, is chair of the Stonehenge Chamber of Trade and said: “It brings a deep sense of community.

“Parents and children have such happy faces, although, it can be difficult to see properly when wearing a bunny costume.”

The aim of this event was to bring people together but also to promote businesses in the area.

Vicky confirmed that they wanted to make this an annual event and also thanked those who made it possible. 

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