Dozens of Ely businesses put the kettle on for charity as part of Macmillan's World's Biggest Coffee Morning

Nellie's Community Cafe held a coffee morning in aid of Macmillan.

Nellie's Community Cafe held a coffee morning in aid of Macmillan.

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Businesses across Ely got in the fundraising spirit last week by doing their part for Macmillan's World's Biggest Coffee Morning.

East Cambridgeshire District Council's planning department raised money for Macmillan Cancer Support by holding a coffee morning on September 29. Photo: MIKE ROUSEEast Cambridgeshire District Council's planning department raised money for Macmillan Cancer Support by holding a coffee morning on September 29. Photo: MIKE ROUSE

Shops and businesses welcomed the public for a hot drink and cake as part of the charity’s annual fundraising event in their bid to tackle cancer.

Among those to put their kettles on were the Lemon Tree Deli, Inheritance Legal, Labour Tech, Johnsons Cleaners and East Cambridgeshire District Council’s planning department – and all were snapped by photographer Mike Rouse on Thurday (September 29).

The Lemon Tree Deli in Ely raised money for Macmillan Cancer Support by holding a coffee morning on September 29. Photo: MIKE ROUSEThe Lemon Tree Deli in Ely raised money for Macmillan Cancer Support by holding a coffee morning on September 29. Photo: MIKE ROUSE

Staff at Nellie’s Community Café in Sutton raised £771.44 by holding their coffee morning.

Helen, of Nellie’s, said: “We would like to thank everyone who attended the event, donated cakes or prizes and all of those who helped on the day.”

Johnsons Cleaners in Ely raised money for Macmillan Cancer Support by holding a coffee morning on September 29. Photo: MIKE ROUSEJohnsons Cleaners in Ely raised money for Macmillan Cancer Support by holding a coffee morning on September 29. Photo: MIKE ROUSE

Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is the charity’s biggest fundraising event, with almost £30 million raised last year.

The first ever event was held in 1990 and since then it has raised over £165.5 million for Macmillan.

Labour Tech raised money for Macmillan Cancer Support by holding a coffee morning on September 29. Photo: MIKE ROUSELabour Tech raised money for Macmillan Cancer Support by holding a coffee morning on September 29. Photo: MIKE ROUSE

• For more information, visit www.coffee.macmillan.org.uk.

Inheritance Legal raised money for Macmillan Cancer Support by holding a coffee morning on September 29. Photo: MIKE ROUSEInheritance Legal raised money for Macmillan Cancer Support by holding a coffee morning on September 29. Photo: MIKE ROUSE

Nellie's Community Cafe held a coffee morning in aid of Macmillan.Nellie's Community Cafe held a coffee morning in aid of Macmillan.

Nellie's Community Cafe held a coffee morning in aid of Macmillan.Nellie's Community Cafe held a coffee morning in aid of Macmillan.

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