Raising a cuppa for Macmillan

Macmillan coffee morning at Todmorden C of E Primary School, Burnley Raod'Pictured from the Cookery Club are Katie Wainner, four, Silas Shaw, six, Ruby Sutcliffe, five and Phoebe Townend, five
Macmillan coffee morning at Todmorden C of E Primary School, Burnley Raod'Pictured from the Cookery Club are Katie Wainner, four, Silas Shaw, six, Ruby Sutcliffe, five and Phoebe Townend, five
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BUSINESSES, schools and patients across Calderdale raised a cuppa to beat cancer.

Macmillan coffee mornings took place across Calderdale, including Todmorden C of E school where pupils invited a parent or special person to join them for cake and coffee and raised £110.

World's Biggest Coffee Morning at Macmillan Cancer Unit, Calderdale Royal Hospital. Pictured are Fiona Kilburn, Joanne Bratley, Moira Wadsworth, Rosina Sarwar, Alison Harwood and Isabel Strophair

World's Biggest Coffee Morning at Macmillan Cancer Unit, Calderdale Royal Hospital. Pictured are Fiona Kilburn, Joanne Bratley, Moira Wadsworth, Rosina Sarwar, Alison Harwood and Isabel Strophair

Business manager Olwyn Sutcliffe said: “It was a great effort by the children and a lovely morning.”

Halifax High School held their coffee morning for the third year running, with cakes on sale in the staff room. Staff also brought in photos of when they were 21 to mark Macmillan’s 21st coffee morning.

Luddenden art group held a coffee morning and art display at St Mary’s Church and Halifax town centre’s Marks and Spencer, Barclays and Bon Marche and Calderdale Royal Hospital’s Macmillan Unit all raised funds for the charity.

Residents at Elphaborough Close, Mytholmroyd, held a coffee morning and bring and buy sale, in memory of Marian Lord, a former resident who lost her battle with cancer last year, with goodies donated by the Shoulder of Mutton and the Dusty Miller.