Brew up for world’s biggest coffee morning

Enjoying coffee and cake at The Core in Corby Cube
Enjoying coffee and cake at The Core in Corby Cube

Hundreds of people will be brewing tea, making coffee and baking cakes to support Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.

Events are being held by individuals, clubs, friends and businesses on Friday, September 26, to raise money for the cancer charity.

Macmillan’s fundraising manager for Northamptonshire, Claire Coupland, said: “We are very grateful to everyone who supports Macmillan, we want to make sure no-one has to face cancer alone but we can’t do it without the amazing people who fundraise for us.

“Every pound raised by events like World’s Biggest Coffee Morning helps us be there for someone with cancer when they need us most, so ask your friends, family or work mates to come for coffee and raise some money to support Macmillan.”

Coffee mornings on the day include the Holiday Inn Express, Kettering, from 9am, Chariots Specialist Cars, Holdenby Venture Park, Kettering, from 10am, The Lilacs, Isham, from 10.30am, Poplar House beauty salon, High Street, Burton Latimer, from 10am, The Core at Corby Cube, from 11am, Corby Tennis Centre, Jimmy Kane Way, from 10am, J&S Accessories, Station Road, Finedon, from 9am, SweetBitz, Cambridge Street, Wellingborough, from 10.30am, Bellamy Eyecare, High Street, Irthlingborough, from 10am, Rush2theden, Fitzwilliam Street, Rushden, from 9.30am and St James’s Church hall, Thrapston, in memory of Colin Johnson, from 9.45am.

Beryl Weatherall and Lesley Caswell are holding a coffee morning at Oakley House, Station Road, Rushton, from 10am to midday. Mrs Weatherall said: “Philip Hollobone has donated a bottle of House of Commons wine and there will be a raffle for that to raise more money.”