Hullbridge Essex

Cafe Society

Cafe society

We have been busy checking out all the local eateries over the last year ..a hard job, but someone had to do it, including Petit Pétanque , The Saltings; Squires, The Silver Spoon, Sands, Small Talk,and many more.

We are all agreed the best Afternoon tea remains Squires in Rayleigh mmmm.

In July we decided to do something a little different...I will let Sally Kain, one of our members
tell you all about it .

‘As it was my turn to organise our monthly meet, I offered to hold it in my garden, and suggested that we made it a fund raising event. Everyone agreed, and as I had read in the last edition of Ripples that the Hullbridge Heartwatch needed funds for a second defibrillator, I suggested that and once again everyone agreed.

On Tuesday 26th July, with a bit of bunting and a few extra chairs and a table from the neighbours, my garden was ready. We were lucky with the weather, not too sunny and hurrah’ no rain.We had a full afternoon tea with sandwiches and my scones turned out ok (thank goodness) and I would like to thank those ladies who bought cakes, tea, coffee and milk and strawberries

I organized a few quizzes to liven up the proceedings, and we had a rather large raffle. So many people had donated prizes and many thanks once again to everyone.

We raised a sum of £120 for Heartwatch and presented the cheque to John Spencer., who was more than pleased.All in all a good result and I hope that everyone enjoyed the afternoon as much as I did.

One last thanks to my husband Brian who although couldn’t be persuaded to don a pair of speedo’s and a pinny did keep the ladies supplied with tea and coffee all afternoon. Oh and did all the washing up. What a gem.

Group Facilitator: Hazel Latchman.

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