coffee drinkers raise their mugs for charity!
of people across the Burnham-On-Sea area raised their coffee mugs
for charity on Friday to join the 'World's Biggest Coffee Morning'.
held several local events as part of the nationwide campaign in
aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.
to Sanders Garden World in Brent Knoll, pictured, raised £500
when the store offered free tea and coffee in return for a donation
to the charity.
Tyzack, Manager of the garden centre in Brent Knoll, said: "Lots
of people from the area came along to the event and helped us
support this worthy cause."
Burnham, The Friends of Marine Cove enjoyed a sunny morning on
Saturday at their coffee morning, raising £53 for the cause.
The Princess Theatre also held a succesful event with the final
sum raised yet to be announced.
U3A's coffee morning was also a success. One of the organisers,
Pearl Price, said it had been well supported with a well-stocked
cake stall and raffle raising £275.
World's Biggest Coffee Morning is Macmillan Cancer Supports
flagship event, raising £10million for the charity last
year. Macmillan improves the lives of people affected by cancer,
providing practical, medical, emotional and financial support.
a Charity Night in aid of Macmillan will be held this Saturday
(6th October) at the Ritz Social Club in Victoria Street, Burnham,
starting at 8pm.
Top, Manager of Sanders Garden World, Phil Tyzack, with customers
Megan Cotter and Claire Horsefield; and, above, The Princess Theatre
fundraisers; and, below, The Marine Cove event in Burnham