Raising a cuppa to support cancer charity

(l-r) Daisy Littleboy, Sue Frow, Pam Rollison, Faye Travers and Sarah Frow at the Boot and Slipper in Barmby Moor.
(l-r) Daisy Littleboy, Sue Frow, Pam Rollison, Faye Travers and Sarah Frow at the Boot and Slipper in Barmby Moor.

Kind-hearted residents enjoyed a cuppa and conversation while raising hundreds of pounds for charity.

Coffee mornings were held across the region last Friday and Saturday as part of Macmillan Cancer Support’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning event.

Coffee morning at St Mary and St Joseph Primary School.

Coffee morning at St Mary and St Joseph Primary School.

A coffee morning was held on Friday at The William Wilberforce care home, on Pocklington’s West Green, which raised £386.80 for Macmillan Cancer Support. Builders’ merchant Travis Perkins, on Pocklington’s Station Road, raised £131.15 at its coffee morning on Friday.

The Boot and Slipper pub in Barmby Moor raised £805.42 for Macmillan at its coffee morning on Saturday.

Bishop Wilton Primary School held a coffee afternoon on Friday at Bishop Wilton Village Hall, which raised £184.30. The event included a bake off competition, which children and adults entered.

St Mary and St Joseph Primary School in Pocklington raised £100 at its coffee morning on Friday, which Lady Halifax attended.

See this week’s paper (1 September) for more pictures from these coffee mornings.