Mepal residents spring clean and raise cash for village church

PUBLISHED: 17:46 18 April 2016

Coffee morning and spring clean/rummage sale, Money raised will go towards St Mary's Church, Left, Hosts Paul and Jane Edmenson with helper. Rea rJo Hamilton.  Mepal. Picture: Steve Williams.

Coffee morning and spring clean/rummage sale, Money raised will go towards St Mary's Church, Left, Hosts Paul and Jane Edmenson with helper. Rea rJo Hamilton. Mepal. Picture: Steve Williams.

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Householders in Mepal spring cleaned their homes and helped raise money for the parish church.

Coffee morning and spring clean/rummage sale, Money raised will go towards St Mary's Church, Mepal. Rafle winners, Left: Steve Humphrey, Joy Gates and Marion Corley, Picture: Steve Williams.Coffee morning and spring clean/rummage sale, Money raised will go towards St Mary's Church, Mepal. Rafle winners, Left: Steve Humphrey, Joy Gates and Marion Corley, Picture: Steve Williams.

A coffee morning and rummage sale saw people take along unwanted household items to Jane Edmondson’s home in School Lane to sell in aid of the church.

A total of £164 was raised by the morning which Jane said “went very well”.

The money raised is mainly for church running costs, but fundraising is ongoing at the moment for repair work to the exterior of the church and also the bell cot.

Jane, who is treasurer of the Parochial Church Council said: “Work should be starting shortly.”

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