Macmillan meeting

Mr Bill Mathieson, chairperson of the local Macmillan Cancer Support committee, welcomed attendees to the Commercial Inn last Wednesday for their latest meeting.

It was reported that a recent bag pack at Asda raised £478.90 and the quiz night in September raised £457 for the charity.

The treasurer, Mrs Flo Cruickshank, reported that £9,500 has been sent to head office from fund-raising events so far this year.

Future events were discussed, including a number of ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Mornings’ on Friday, October 4.

The final event of the committee’s calendar is a Ladies’ Cheese and Wine Shopping Night at Arbroath Bowling Club on Friday, October 25. Tickets, priced £3.50, are on sale now by telephoning 07746963048.

The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 22, at 7 p.m., again in The Commercial Inn.