HUNDREDS of residents came together for a family fun day and dog show in the sunshine, in aid of a mental health support group.

Talk Listen Care’s fun dog show and fun day took place on Sunday at Braintree’s The Swiss Bell pub.

More than £1,200 was raised for the charity – which provides services to those in need using trained and qualified professionals.

Scott Gilhooly, one of a team of volunteers who organised the event, said: “It went extremely well. It was an awesome day.

“It was nice to see the whole community come together for it.

“We are going to do the event again next year.”