Dedication service supports Help for Heroes

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The Lowestoft community were invited to enjoy a cake and coffee morning in aid of charity, Help for Heroes, as part of the official opening and dedication of the East of England Co-op Funeral branch.

Organised by East of England Co-op Associate Funeral Director and local Councillor Nick Webb, the event took place in the branches Community Garden on Westwood Avenue, on the eve of Armed Forces Day.

Councillor Frank Mortimer, Chairman of Waveney District Council, was invited to officially open the branch, with Reverend David Hayden leading a dedication service and blessing. 

Attendees were also able to enjoy hot beverages and a slice of homemade cake, kindly donated by members of the community, as part of national fundraiser Bake for Heroes. 

Nick said: "I myself have been a great supporter of Help for Heroes for a number of years, and am proud that Lowestoft as a community has supported Armed Forces Day for the past 13 years.

“It was a pleasure welcoming the local community to join us for the official opening of the branch, whilst also supporting a very worthy cause.”   

The East of England Co-op Funeral Services branch on Westwood Avenue, Lowestoft, is open Monday to Friday between 9.30am to 4.30pm.