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Carrville coffee morning to help the Gurkhas
A COFFEE morning will be held in aid of the Gurkha Welfare Trust at Carrville Methodist Church, High Street, Carrville, tomorrow (Saturday, September 21) from 10am to 11.30am. There will be stalls, crafts and cards for sale, a tombola and a raffle. There will be free wristbands for children. Entry is free.
CHARITY DATE: Durham Bede Rotary Club will hold its annual charity concert at Elvet Methodist Church, Old Elvet, Durham, on Friday, November 8, at 7pm. Further details will be announced nearer the time.
HARVEST SERVICE: Durham City Baptist Church will hold a Harvest Thanksgiving service on Sunday, September 29, at 10.30am. The service will be led by the minister, Reverend Ronnie Wynd. There will be an opportunity to donate dried and tinned foods to Durham Foodbank. The church is on Edge Court, off Sunderland Road, Gilesgate.
MACMILLAN SUPPORT: The Prince Bishops shopping centre, in Durham City, will host a coffee morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support on Friday, September 27, from 8am until noon, outside the BHS store. The event is part of the charity’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning initiative. To make a £5 donation, text ‘coffee 6KD’ to 70550.
BAFTS WEEK: The Gateway World Shop, in Durham Market Place, is part of the first British Association of Fair Trade Shops and Suppliers (BAFTS) campaign week, running from September 21 to 28. Shoppers are invited to drop in to see what Fairtrade goods are on offer.
FAMILY ACTION: The Sainsbury’s store at the Arnison Centre, Pity Me, has donated £100 to Family Action. The money was raised from the sales of Bags for Life and will be used to buy arts and crafts materials. Store manager Russ Walker said Sainsbury’s was pleased to be able to help out.
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