Newington Green community joins in bid to raise cash for charity
07:24 06 October 2012
Pictured from left having a sandwich are residents Catherine Carty, and May Thomas. Credit: Dieter Perry
It was tea, cake and scones all round when a community centre hosted a charity coffee morning last week.
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Some 50 people turned out for the event, in aid of Macmillan Cancer Research, at the Mildmay Community Centre in Woodville Road, Newington Green on Friday, raising more than £420 for the cause.
Volunteer Maggie Shoebridge said: “We started on sandwiches, then went onto some nice scones and some home-made cakes. We played bingo and had an enormous raffle.
“A really nice time was had by all and, what was nice, is one of the ladies stood up for a vote of thanks for bringing so many people together. There was such a nice atmosphere.”
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