Pupils help residents raise cash for hospices

Martins Residential Home are holding a coffee morning with all proceeds going to East Anglia's Children's Hospices.   Resident Vera Goble gets coffee and cake from St James Middle school pupils Ben Turner (10) and Grace Steer (11).
Martins Residential Home are holding a coffee morning with all proceeds going to East Anglia's Children's Hospices. Resident Vera Goble gets coffee and cake from St James Middle school pupils Ben Turner (10) and Grace Steer (11).

Young and old came together to raise money for East Anglian Children’s Hospices on Friday when Martins Residential Home in The Vinefields, Bury St Edmunds, held a coffee morning with help from pupils at neighbouring St James’ Middle School.

They raised just over £214.

Our pictures show Ellie Barford,12, and Freddie Allsopp, 10, on a bric-a-brac stall, below, and Ben Turner, 10, and Grace Steer, 11, serving resident Vera Goble with tea and cakes.