Find a Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning event near you this week

Macmillan World's Biggest Coffee MorningMacmillan World's Biggest Coffee Morning

Cups will be clinking across North Devon this Friday as Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning returns.

Schools, businesses, community groups, village halls and private homes will be among those hosting events in the next week to help people and their families living with cancer.

The Gazette is marking the occasion today (Wednesday) with a big cake sale at our offices in Old Station Road, Barnstaple – just pop in for a tasty cake in return for a donation to Macmillan.

Last year nationally the event raised £25 million and this year it is hoped to raise even more.

A selection of cakes from the North Devon Gazette's McMillan Coffee Morning. Picture: Matt SmartA selection of cakes from the North Devon Gazette's McMillan Coffee Morning. Picture: Matt Smart

Staff at the Big Sheep have already raised £482.22 for Macmillan.

Their coffee morning also featured a special Big Sheep Bake-Off, which saw 10 staff create sweet showstoppers.

Marketing manager Clare Corry scooped the star baker award with her chocolate Guinness cake.

Supporting the event once again as main sponsor is M and S, with M and S Barnstaple hosting a coffee morning from 10am on Friday.

Fremington School will also be running one from 9-11am, with homemade cakes and a draw.

Torrington police will be holding a coffee morning on Tuesday (October 4) at the fire station from 10.30am-12noon and have invited the town’s fire fighters to join them for a Police v Fire Bake Off.

Send your World’s Biggest Coffee Morning pictures to us at newsdesk@northdevongazette.co.uk

Find a World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

Wednesday (today)

Cake sale: North Devon Gazette, Old Station Road, 9am-5.30pm.

Friday, September 30

FW Homestores: Howard Avenue, Barnstaple, 9am-5.30pm.

M&S Barnstaple: 10am.

Paediatrics: North Devon District Hospital, 10am.

SFL: Riverside Road, Pottington Business Park.

Barnstaple Equestrian Supplies: Shirwell, 11am.

Charley’s Angels: Paiges Lane, Barnstaple, from 9.30am.

Fremington School: 9-11am.

Wayfarer Inn: Instow, 11am.

Golden Sands Residential Home: Westward Ho! 2pm.

Westward Ho! Co-op: 11am.

Atlantic Village: Atlantis Adventure Park and Boutico Jewellery, 9am-5pm.

Caroline’s Coffee Morning: 160 Stucley Road, Bideford, 10am.

School Coffee Morning: Clearwater House, Bideford, 10am.

Learn Devon: The Arts Centre, Bideford, 10am.

Orchadia HATS: 10b Tennacott Heights, 10am.

Wiltshire Farm Foods: Hacche Lane, South Molton, 11am.

Woolacombe TIC: 10.30am.

Nationwide Building Society: 23 High Street, Ilfracombe, 10am.

Pat and JJ’s: Coffee and Cake Day, 75 Slade Road, Ilfracombe, 10am.

Saturday, October 1

Peach Nail and Beauty Salon: Queen’s House, Barnstaple, 10am-5pm, 10th anniversary celebration.

Instow Parish Hall: 9.30am-noon, cakes and stalls.

Verona Court Community Hall: Yeo Vale Road, Barnstaple, 10.30am-12noon

Tuesday, October 4

Torrington Fire Station: 10.30am-noon, Police v Fire Bake Off.