''For 20 years, the people of Wandsworth came together for the annual Northcote Road summer fete.
That was until last year's gathering was cancelled due to security concerns and lack of sponsorship.
But then an idea came about to bring back the fete through crowdfunding.
Initially the target was set for £20,000 to get the event back up and running again.
That was then reduced to £10,000 after additional support from Wandsworth Council.
This still looked like a tough ask as April neared its end, but following an extraordinary board meeting, the target was reduced by a further £7000, which meant that the target was achieved this week.''
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