The Friends of Alexandra Park held a carol concert in the park on the 4th December which was attended by around 100 local people, as well as the Affinity Choir! As well as enjoying festive songs and mince pies (generously donated
by Morrison's), people brought gifts of food and essentials for the Olive Branch Foodbank on Castle Street, Edgeley. The Friends of Alexandra Park brought the gifts to the Branch, which was gratefully received by Chris Cheetham, volunteer at the
Jenny Collins, Chair of the Friends group said "It was wonderful to see the community come together to sing Christmas songs and we have been overwhelmed by the generosity of local people."
Cheethsm from the Olive Branch said, "We are thrilled to accept such a large donation and we are very thankful for the wonderful community spirit in this area. We hope to build stronger links with the Friends group in the future."
The next meeting of the Friends group is on Monday 9 January, 7pm, at the Pavilion on Alexandra Park. All welcome!