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Talking newspaper to hold coffee morning for listeners
12:19pm Tuesday 17th September 2013 in News
VOLUNTEERS from Darlington and District Talking Newspaper will be holding a coffee morning for their listeners, at Bondgate Methodist Church Hall, on Saturday (September 21), from 10am to noon. Admission is free.
HAIR TODAY: Best friends Fiona Davis and Lisa Ryan will celebrate ten years of owning the RyanHart hair salon, in Duke Street, with a coffee morning for Macmillan Cancer Support, on Friday, September 27. The pair decided to raise money for the charity after Macmillan nurses supported Mr Ryan’s mother while she was dying of cancer.
CLUB SERVICE: Long-serving Darlington Lions Club members Dave Nicholson and Ian Barnes were presented with president’s award plaques after each clocking up 40 years of service. Mr Barnes served as president in 1981 and 2006, while Mr Nicholson has worked in the club’s book shop, in Blackwell Arcade, for the past 20 years. Club president Robert Hillary said 80 years’ service between them was a great achievement and the club has benefited from their dedication, commitment and willingness to help others.
SCHOOL AWARD: The Federation of Abbey Schools was presented with an Investors in People (IIP) award by Darlington mayor Charles Johnson last week. IIP is a business improvement tool, which thousands of UK businesses have signed up to since it was founded in 1991.
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