Cakes and bakes fit for royalty

A special coffee morning will be held at Merton Hall, Ponteland, on Saturday to mark the Queen’s birthday.

The hall will be open from 12.30pm to 2.30pm. There will be entertainment, a raffle in aid of Marie Curie, as well as sandwiches and cake. All are welcome free of charge.

Regular coffee mornings take place Monday to Saturday from 9.30am to 11.15am.