World’s Biggest Coffee morning events happening across Rugby today

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MACMILLAN’S largest fundraiser is back - the World’s Biggest Coffee 

Schools, businesses, community groups and organisations across Rugby will be busy boiling the kettle tomorrow (Friday) morning during in preparation for Macmillan’s Cancer Support World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.

The annual event is Macmillan’s biggest fundraiser and raises millions every year.

In 2011 51,000 people signed up to coffee morning, raising a record £10 million.

John Taylor Funeral Service in Regent Street is inviting members of the public to join its staff for coffee between 10am and 1pm.

As well as enjoying coffee, cake and biscuits, there will also be a book stall and a raffle.

Fancy a chat with the MP over coffee? Then join Rugby’s MP Mark Pawsey in his office between 11am and 1pm.

Anyone wanting to attend can book a place by calling the office on (01788) 579499.

A coffee morning will also be held at the Town and County Club in Henry Street, Rugby from 10am until 2pm.

The club will be providing tea, coffee and cakes and asking guests attending to make a donation to Macmillan.

Members of the Town and County Club have been very generous and donated a large selection of prizes which will be raffled off to raise even more funds for the charity.

Students on the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy at Warwickshire College will be welcoming guests to their coffee morning in the library at the Rugby Centre in Technology Drive throughout the morning.

Sessions will run between 8.30 and 9.30am, and then again from 10 to 11.30am.

There will be tea, coffee, cakes, bacon butties and books for sale, as well as a raffle.

Other events including a coffee mornings at the Crescent School in Bawnmore Road between 8.15 and 10am and Rugby Baptist Church, John Lees Hall, Regent Place from 10am to midday.

Some people have already held their coffee morning events including the Teddy Bears Toddler Group in Brownsover which held theirs on Wednesday.

Family and friends helped raise a grand total of £1,181 for Macmillan during another coffee morning held recently.

It was organised by Ellen Allen with a little help from her daughters Lynne Blakemore and Sharron O’Connor and close friends.

They would like to thank everybody who supported the event, in Norton Leys, Rugby.

For more information about other events in the area visit the Macmillan website at

We will visit as many coffee mornings as we can tomorrow to take photos.

But if we don’t make it to yours, please email all your photos to and let us know how much you raised.

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