Net­work­ing a suc­cess

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● ● ● HAL­TON Bor­ough Coun­cil’s Com­mu­nity Net­work­ing Morn­ing was a big suc­cess rais­ing money for Macmil­lan Cof­fee Morn­ings.

The event at the Grange­way Com­mu­nity Cen­tre was or­gan­ised to help groups net­work with each other and raise money for Macmil­lan Can­cer Sup­port.

A num­ber of com­mu­nity groups and pro­fes­sional or­gan­i­sa­tions were at the event, show­cas­ing work they do within the com­mu­nity and re­sources they have.

Some or­gan­i­sa­tions in­cluded Hal­ton Bor­ough Coun­cil’s waste team, Sure Start To Later Life and Hal­ton Li­braries.

Palace­fields Ukulele Group, Hil­lview Women’s Club and Run­corn Ro­tary were also there.

The event raised £210 for Macmil­lan Can­cer Sup­port and has started some new part­ner­ships and projects within the com­mu­nity.

Hal­ton Bor­ough Coun­cil’s ex­ec­u­tive board mem­ber for com­mu­ni­ties, Cllr Phil Har­ris, said: “This event was an ex­cel­lent op­por­tu­nity to bring to­gether many com­mu­nity groups and or­gan­i­sa­tions to share their lat­est projects and have the chance to link up with each other while rais­ing money for the na­tional Macmil­lan Cam­paign.”

Steve Dock

This year’s Santa Dash is to take place on Sun­day De­cem­ber 2.

Above, the coun­cil’s Com­mu­nity Net­work­ing Morn­ing was a big suc­cess with peo­ple from all sorts of or­gan­i­sa­tions, above, get­ting to­getherRight, some of the tasty food for vis­i­tors to eat

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