AS the heatwave continues, the mayor of Knutsford has announced his first fundraising event.

Cllr Stewart Gardiner is hosting a summer barbecue in aid of his chosen charities, Knutsford's Royal British Legion and St Vincent de Paul Society.

The family fun event will be held in the library and council office garden on Friday, August 20 at 6.30pm.

Children are welcome and garden games will be available to keep them entertained.

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There will be music and a cash bar and food is included in the ticket price.

Vegan options will be available.

This will be the first fundraising event in Cllr Gardiner's mayoral term.

Tickets are available from michelle.bate@knutsfordtowncouncil.co.uk.