The Monday Club, Anstey, Cropston, Thurcaston & Rothley

Once again, on Monday 11th July, our Members arrived in number to attend our third Strawberry Cream Tea at “The Blue Bell” Inn in Rothley, in warm and sunny conditions.
The Tea was a resounding success with 28 members, family and friends attending. The Tea room was comfortably arranged for our benefit, leaving plenty of room to accommodate the members to exchange news and views of holidays past and to come.

On arrival we were supplied with either Tea or Coffee which was most welcome as the weather was beautifully warm – a real July Summer’s day. We were then more than generously plied with large scones, jam, copious amounts of Clotted Cream (so thick you could stand your spoon up in it!) and then came the strawberries, large and delicious. There was no restriction on servings of both the food or liquid refreshments to the delight of all concerned.

We owe a great debt of gratitude to our Deputy Leader, Sue Wakerley, for organising the occasion and together with our Treasurer, Gill Smart, the very successful raffle which yielded the generous sum of £31.00.

Also our grateful thanks go to the more than helpful and diligent staff of the “Blue Bell Inn” Restaurant whose efforts resulted in a very successful afternoon for The Monday Club.

Our next Meeting will be on Monday, 8th August, when we shall welcome a speaker from the Charity REMAP who are an organisation set up to utilise the expertise of retired, professional volunteers. Do come along to join us, for which would appear to be a very interesting afternoon. Ring me on 0116 2363467 for any more information.

Ann Farndon