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Don’t forget to visit this new community cafe in Scratby

PUBLISHED: 11:30 19 March 2017 | UPDATED: 11:50 19 March 2017

More than 50 people attended the opening of Scratby's Friday Forget-me-not Cafe
Pictures: Tony Bushkes, Caister Photography Club

More than 50 people attended the opening of Scratby's Friday Forget-me-not Cafe Pictures: Tony Bushkes, Caister Photography Club

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A community cafe has been opened at the All Saints Parish Hall at Scratby, near Great Yarmouth, to raise funds for the hall and provide a meeting point for the community.

More than 50 people attended the opening of Scratby's Friday Forget-me-not Cafe
Pictures: Tony Bushkes, Caister Photography ClubMore than 50 people attended the opening of Scratby's Friday Forget-me-not Cafe Pictures: Tony Bushkes, Caister Photography Club

Called the Friday Forget-me-not Cafe and held every Friday between 10am and 2pm, it offers residents an opportunity to meet up and make new friends.

A play area for children and free wifi have also been set up.

Led by Sylvia Bigg and helpers Brian Jones, Peter and Carol Kelly and Adrian Peck, the cafe offers refreshments and light lunches.

More than 50 people, including children, attended the first cafe on Friday.

Future events in conjunction with the cafe will include craft fairs, food markets and car boot sales.

Anyone interested in volunteering to help with running the Friday Forget-me-not Cafe and linked events can call Sylvia Bigg on 07538 463509.

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