Campaign taken to top of the bill at Cropredy festival

Dave Pegg in the Keep the Horton General campaign tee shirt at Fairport's Cropredy festival NNL-160815-144353001
Dave Pegg in the Keep the Horton General campaign tee shirt at Fairport's Cropredy festival NNL-160815-144353001

Fairport Convention bass player Dave Pegg donned a new-style Hands Off the Horton tee-shirt when the band played the customary headline set on Saturday to end this year’s festival at Cropredy. (Picture by Kirstie Handley)

Peggy, who lives in Banbury, was keen to let the 20,000 festival-goers know about the unacceptable threat to Banbury’s district general hospital consultant services.

Keep the Horton General ran a stall on the cricket ground where tee shirts sold like hot cakes, hundreds of petition signatures were obtained and cash donated to the fight.