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Aldborough Hatch coffee morning raises more than £400 for The Children’s Society

PUBLISHED: 12:23 30 July 2018 | UPDATED: 14:52 31 July 2018

The Mayor of Redbridge, Councillor Debbie Kaur-Thiara (fourth from left) and Wes Streeting, MP for Ilford North (fifth from left) with the Revd Kate Lovesey, Priest-in-Charge, St. Peter�s Aldborough Hatch (far right) and local residents (from left) Joan Sullivan, Anup Vinayan and Muriel Karunaratna. Photo: Ron Jeffries

The Mayor of Redbridge, Councillor Debbie Kaur-Thiara (fourth from left) and Wes Streeting, MP for Ilford North (fifth from left) with the Revd Kate Lovesey, Priest-in-Charge, St. Peter�s Aldborough Hatch (far right) and local residents (from left) Joan Sullivan, Anup Vinayan and Muriel Karunaratna. Photo: Ron Jeffries

Ron Jeffries

The Mayor of Redbridge and an Ilford MP joined residents at a coffee morning in Aldborough Hatch to help raise more than £400 for The Children’s Society.

The team of helpers offering coffee, tea, soft drinks and cakes, and running a Bring & Buy Stall in the house (from left to right) Lee Hawkes, Sue Paddon, Shirley Rudge, Jenefer Allen, Linda Bowley, Heather Barrow and Margaret Gannaway. Photo: Ron JeffriesThe team of helpers offering coffee, tea, soft drinks and cakes, and running a Bring & Buy Stall in the house (from left to right) Lee Hawkes, Sue Paddon, Shirley Rudge, Jenefer Allen, Linda Bowley, Heather Barrow and Margaret Gannaway. Photo: Ron Jeffries

Councillor Debbie Kaur-Thiara, and Wes Streeting, MP for Ilford North, spent time in Spearpoint Gardens, in Aldborough Road North, and took time to enjoy the variety of flowers and shrubs, and to speak with residents.

The coffee morning raised £415 in two hours for The Children’s Society, the national charity that cares for vulnerable young people.

Residents enjoyed the sun in Spearpoint Gardens in Aldborough Hatch and helped raise more than �400 for The Children's Hospice. Photo: Ron JeffriesResidents enjoyed the sun in Spearpoint Gardens in Aldborough Hatch and helped raise more than �400 for The Children's Hospice. Photo: Ron Jeffries

Resident Ron Jeffries who organised the event said: “Yvonne, my late wife, was local organiser for the society for many years and hosted the garden coffee morning.

“I have carried this on for not only does this raise much needed funds for the society, but it is a pleasant social occasion.

The Mayor of Redbridge, Councillor Debbie Kaur-Thiara (fourth from left) and Wes Streeting, MP for Ilford North (fifth from left) with the Revd Kate Lovesey, Priest-in-Charge, St. Peter�s Aldborough Hatch (far right) and local residents (from left) Joan Sullivan, Anup Vinayan and Muriel Karunaratna. Photo: Ron JeffriesThe Mayor of Redbridge, Councillor Debbie Kaur-Thiara (fourth from left) and Wes Streeting, MP for Ilford North (fifth from left) with the Revd Kate Lovesey, Priest-in-Charge, St. Peter�s Aldborough Hatch (far right) and local residents (from left) Joan Sullivan, Anup Vinayan and Muriel Karunaratna. Photo: Ron Jeffries

“After a shower of rain in the early morning, the sun came out and a light breeze made the morning cooler than recent days.”


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