A blooming great time

Whitley Bay Fundraising Group for Marie Curie held their annual Blooming Great Tea Party in Seaton Sluice.
Whitley Bay Fundraising Group for Marie Curie held their annual Blooming Great Tea Party in Seaton Sluice.

More than £1,000 was raised for charity, thanks to a blooming great event.

Members of the Whitley Bay Fundraising Group for Marie Curie held their annual Blooming Great Tea Party to raise funds for the charity.

And the event in Seaton Sluice Community Centre raised a total of £1,077.

At the event the group enjoyed coffee and cakes, a raffle, tombola, and craft stall with local residents who attended.

A spokesperson for the group said: “We were thrilled to raise that amount of money at the event.

“We had a lot of support from local businesses who donated raffle prizes and the group are extremely grateful for their support.”