Picture Gallery: Coffee mugs and cash raised together for Macmillan

Kettles across the land were switched on last Friday to take part in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning event.

And everyone had a common aim - to raise as much money as possible for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Macmillan event at Market Rasen Golf Club EMN-140928-224203001

Macmillan event at Market Rasen Golf Club EMN-140928-224203001

The Fletcher Court Social Committee threw open the doors of the communal room to welcome people to their coffee morning.

They were one of those to receive a free easy bake butter scone kits, courtesy of the Elsham-based The Pastry Room, as featured in the Rasen Mail.

“We saw the article in the Market Rasen Mail about the giveaway and applied,” said David Roberts.

“My oven was busy all day making the 100 scones,” added Sylvia Roberts.

“We are very pleased with the support for our event and we would also like to thank Tesco and the Co-op for their donations.”

Osgodby School also received one of the scone kits and put them to good use selling cream teas at their coffee morning which raised £476.08.

Visitors to Rasen Crafts in the town’s Union Street enjoyed refreshments and also had the opportunity to buy tea cosies and doilies.

“People have been very generous donating items,” said shop owner Jane Litchfield.

“Starbucks donated cakes, as well as some of our crafters - everyone has worked really hard and been very kind.”

The biggest fundraiser of all happened at Market Rasen Golf Club, where Duckworth Land Rover held a clubs and coffee day.

Around £1,500 was raised at the golf day, with the raffle and refreshments bringing in a further £1,000.

On top of this, the evening auction amount is yet to be finalised.

“People have been so generous,” said Sophie Duckworth.

“Some of our customers paid the £75 to enter a team in the golf day, even though they wouldn’t be able to play on the day.”

And Macmillan Fundraising Manager Jamie Davenport was “amazingly pleased” with the support given to the charity in the Market Rasen area.

“I can’t believe how much support there has been in the Market Rasen area for the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning,” he said.

“I haven’t been able to get to all the events as there were too many - it is a credit to Market Rasen.”